Multi-Site Active-Active Replication

Multi-Site Active-Active Replication

Synchronizing data between multiple data centers is a core competency of any object storage service. MinIO already checked this box with its performance optimized Server-Side Active-Active Bucket Replication. Initially, MinIO only recommended two MinIO deployments. Active-Active replication supports scenarios such as: Same-DC ReplicationCross-DC ReplicationSame-Region ReplicationCross-Region ReplicationActive-Active replication is a key tool for organizations looking for multi-primary topologies, fast hot-hot failover,

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Kubernetes, Consistency and Commoditization - The Way of the Cloud

Kubernetes, Consistency and Commoditization - The Way of the Cloud

When you think about the cloud, it helps to think about the types of businesses that have been built with elastic compute, networking and storage as a foundational component and self-service/multi-tenancy as the vehicle for customer engagement. For the most part, those businesses succeeded at scaling by focusing their efforts on building their product, almost exclusively on a single

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Five Years in the Making

Five Years in the Making

Today marks a special anniversary for MinIO. It has been five years since we had our first GA release on GitHub. The journey to that point and from that point (5,396 commits later) has been nothing short of amazing and we wanted to take a quick moment to recap our thinking when we started and where we are now.

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Why MinIO Wins the Hybrid Cloud

Why MinIO Wins the Hybrid Cloud

We just wrapped Storage Field Day 2021 and during our session we generated a particular amount of interest around our hybrid strategy. At the end, we were a little compressed on time, but the message resonated and was the primary subject of the breakout room discussion with the delegates after the cameras stopped rolling. To say the hybrid cloud is

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MinIO Introduces Continuous Availability and Active-Active Bucket Replication

MinIO Introduces Continuous Availability and Active-Active Bucket Replication

One of the key requirements driving enterprises towards cloud-native object storage platforms is the ability to consume storage in a multi-data center setup. Multiple data centers provide resilient, highly available storage clusters, capable of withstanding the complete failure of one or more of those data centers. Multi-data center support brings private and hybrid cloud infrastructure closer to how the public

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When Companies Should Go to the Public Cloud + When they Should Come Back

When Companies Should Go to the Public Cloud + When they Should Come Back

Aaron Tilley of the Wall Street Journal has an interesting piece (paywalled) today that speaks to one of the challenges that businesses are facing on the pandemic related technology front. The net of it is that companies are spending more and more on cloud costs, sometimes independent of their business outcomes. It doesn't compute long term. More importantly, we think

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