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

Cloudian Joins milCloud 2.0

Cloudian is proud to be part of milCloud 2.0, a program that allows authorized government administrators to easily “shop” for services that match their needs from a variety of commercial cloud providers. About milCloud 2.0 MilCloud describes their value succinctly: With the Department of Defense mandate to accelerate cloud adoption, defense agencies are ready to … Read More

Hybrid Cloud Storage: Everything You Need to Know

Hybrid cloud combines cloud and on-premises computing environments to create a more efficient operating model. This post looks at what a hybrid cloud is, how it helps, and the architectures that enable seamless storage interaction between public and private clouds. According to a recent survey of VARs (conducted by William Blair and Associates), “customers are … Read More

Survey: Object Storage Top Priority for IT Investment

New survey findings validate object storage growth. Analyst firm IHS Markit today released results from a survey of IT professionals showing strong uptake for object storage in data-intensive applications. Findings from this IHS Markit survey include:  56% of survey respondents indicated that they plan to increase investment in object storage Expect total storage capacity to … Read More