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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Using MinIO for Know Your Customer Data at a Major Bank

Using MinIO for Know Your Customer Data at a Major Bank

IntroductionDocument management is a core requirement for all sorts of regulated institutions - finance, telecom, healthcare, government and others. These institutions need to manage and retain an ever growing number of documents and regulatory guidelines often require these documents to be stored for a very long term (7-10 years). Take for example, KYC (Know Your Customer) documents. Anyone starting a

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Hadoop HDFS's Logical Successor

Hadoop HDFS's Logical Successor

The demise of Hadoop is probably overblown. It will not suddenly disappear from the enterprise landscape - there are simply too many clients, too much sunk investment for it to vanish into the night. What is not overblown is the fact that Hadoop, like countless technologies before it, is in secular, irreversible decline. There are a number of reasons but

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Introducing Spark-Select for MinIO Data Lakes

Introducing Spark-Select for MinIO Data Lakes

When early object storage APIs were developed they focused on the efficient storage and retrieval of objects. Amazon’s success with S3 and its implementation of the robust S3 API quickly became the de facto standard for object storage in the cloud. MinIO, recognizing this, invested heavily in creating the most compliant implementation of the S3 API outside of Amazon.

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