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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Databases on Object Storage - the New Normal

Databases on Object Storage - the New Normal

When you think about object storage workloads and storage types - databases are not the first thing that comes to mind. That is changing rapidly, however, driven by just two forces: the availability of true, high performance object storage and explosive growth of data and, perhaps more impactfully, its associated metadata. Because of these two forces, almost every major database

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The Trouble With Cassandra: Why It's a Poor Choice For a Metadata Database for Object Stores

The Trouble With Cassandra: Why It's a Poor Choice For a Metadata Database for Object Stores

Cassandra is a popular, tried-and-true NoSQL database that supports key-value wide-column tables. Like any powerful tool, Cassandra has its ideal use cases - in particular, Cassandra excels at supporting write-heavy workloads, while having limitations when supporting read-heavy workloads. Cassandra's eventual consistency model and lack of transactions, multi-table support like joins, subqueries can also limit its usefulness. However, using Cassandra as

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