Expose MinIO Tenant Services on EKS using Elastic Load Balancers: Instructions

Expose MinIO Tenant Services on EKS using Elastic Load Balancers: Instructions

This blog post is part two in a series about exposing MinIO tenant services to applications outside of your Amazon EKS cluster. The first blog post provided an overview and comparison of the four methods used for Exposing MinIO Services in AWS EKS Using Elastic Load Balancers. Software-defined MinIO provides distributed high-performance object storage for baremetal and all major Kubernetes

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Architect’s Guide to Data Privacy Compliance Using OSS

Architect’s Guide to Data Privacy Compliance Using OSS

The lack of a clear data regulation creates a nightmare scenario for CIO’s who are left guessing how and when to treat consumer data with what level of care. Forward looking organizations should prepare for inevitable regulations by ensuring that enterprise data systems are designed to reduce data exposure, identify encryption gaps and track/manage sensitive data in a

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Ransomware in 2022: Protect Your Backups

Ransomware in 2022: Protect Your Backups

In 2022, every business must take precautions to protect against the serious threat of  ransomware. In 2020 and 2021, we saw an increase in the number and severity of ransomware attacks, and 2022 promises to continue this fearsome trend. According to BlackFog, in 2021 there was a record total of 292 reported ransomware attacks. Of these, more than 80% involved

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Object Locking, Versioning, Holds and Modes in MinIO

Object Locking, Versioning, Holds and Modes in MinIO

MinIO supports a complete object locking framework offering both Legal Hold and Retention (with Governance and Compliance modes). Object Locking functionality is a requirement for many regulated industries from financial services to healthcare. Lifecycle management is an increasingly critical element in the data ecosystem. Data is the primary asset in most organizations at this point - more so than the

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Open Source = Bombproof

Open Source = Bombproof

Software isn't usually described as bombproof. Particularly the type of software that is responsible for large analytic jobs or machine learning workloads. The words “finicky”, “complex” or in the case of good marketing “professional grade” (meaning you need years of study and multiple certifications) are more common. Bombproof software, however, is one of the many benefits associated with active open

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