Object Storage

Object Storage

The Scale-Out Virtues of Object Storage

File- and block-based storage are well established, but a third alternative, object storage, is hardly new technology. Today, there are countless petabytes of object storage in public clouds, and hundreds of millions of Facebook, Google, and Twitter users routinely rely on the technology. So what is object storage? It’s a method for saving unstructured data […]

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Why should you use Object Storage for unstructured data? How is it different from NAS or SAN?

According to Wikipedia’s definition, “object storage (also known as object-based storage) is a storage architecture that manages data as objects, as opposed to other storage architectures like file systems which manages data as a file hierarchy and block storage which manages data as blocks within sectors and tracks.” Object storage systems allow relatively inexpensive, scalable and durable retention of massive […]

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