Cloudian Storage for Veeam Backup – Fit and Sizing

Neil Stobart, Vice President of Global System Engineering, Cloudian Veeam 9.5 Update 4 introduced S3 connectivity capabilities with the introduction of Cloud Tier. Veeam Cloud Tier enables native S3 API connectivity to the Cloudian HyperStore object storage platform for usage as an on-premises secondary backup target, providing exabyte scalability. It also enables automatic offsite backup ... Read More

Multi-tenancy in Cloud Storage

Glenn Haley, Director of Product Management, Cloudian Introduction The concept of delivering cloud services by sharing virtualized hardware infrastructure and application servers has existed for years.  Within these hosted services, multi-tenancy functionality has been a critical factor in separating software services for tenant customers while keeping costs at a level acceptable for software providers.   However, … Read More

New Storage Observability and Analytics Tool

Today is the launch of Cloudian HyperIQ™, our new native observability tool. I am extremely excited to announce this new offering, which goes beyond conventional monitoring to make Cloudian’s geo-distributed object storage systems even more intelligent. Customer-Driven Design As a product manager, it is a rare opportunity to drive a product from concept to launch. … Read More

MythBusters Series Blog #1

Are all object storage solutions the same? I am super excited about the MythBusters series that we are running at Cloudian to debunk some common myths around object storage and its use - some very simple to some highly debated amongst the industry pundits. It also gives me an opportunity to talk about what Cloudian ... Read More

How to Use HyperStore S3 as a Velero Storage Target

by Gary Ogasawara, CTO, Cloudian Introduction Velero is open-source software to backup and restore Kubernetes cluster resources. Cloudian HyperStore is S3-compatible object storage software with an elastic, scalable architecture.  Velero uses the object storage as the storage target of the backup data, writing data for new backups and reading data to restore a backup.  Using ... Read More

Splunk SmartStore Enables Scalable, Cost-Effective Data Lake

Splunk SmartStore and Cloudian together address two of the biggest challenges in Big Data: Cost and scalability. Today’s larger data sets and longer retention requirements drive up the cost of storage, making it harder to accommodate the needed growth within the available budget, data center footprint, and staffing. The Object Storage Solution Splunk SmartStore solves … Read More

New Ransomware Protection from Veeam and Cloudian

Object Lock Provides Hardened Solution for Ransomware Ransomware strikes a business every 14 seconds, claims Cybersecurity Ventures. Business impacts can include interrupted operations, loss of revenue, impact to reputation, and of course ransom payment. Ransomware works by encrypting the user’s data, rendering the source data and backup data useless. Traditional malware defenses may prove ineffective. … Read More

S3 Object Lock — Protecting Data for Ransomware Threats and Compliance

Recently introduced by Amazon S3, Object Lock stores objects using a write-once-read-many (WORM) model.  Cloudian’s HyperStore v7.2 fully supports Object Lock, including all relevant S3 APIs and access control with permissions and bucket and IAM policies.  Application users can now use Amazon SDKs with HyperStore software or appliances deployed in their on-premises infrastructure to protect … Read More

Scale your Data Independently of Compute with On-Prem S3 Compatible Storage

Strata Data Conference is always a great place to geek out on the data techniques and technologies that are fueling our future. As a product manager, it gives me a chance to meet and brainstorm with researchers, data scientists, executives and business thought leaders from around the world.  One of the themes for breakout sessions … Read More

Pure Storage CloudSnap Integrates With Cloudian For Fast, Efficient Data Protection

Today at the Pure Storage user conference, Cloudian® announced the integration of its HyperStore® object storage platform with Pure Storage CloudSnap. This lets Pure users automatically move snapshot data between FlashArray and Cloudian, providing multiple cool benefits: Offloads Pure FlashArray Disk-based data repository for fast access On-prem for security, low-latency Exabyte scalable storage pool Policy-based, … Read More