Cloudifying Enterprise Data Analytics with VMware Tanzu Greenplum and Cloudian Object Storage

Enterprise data analytics architectures based on traditional data warehouse platforms–running on appliances and/or traditional storage infrastructure solutions–cannot keep up with the scale, speed, or efficiency required by dynamic enterprises. They can also get expensive very quickly. To gain a competitive advantage, customers are increasingly looking to the cloud model where data warehouse platforms connect directly to and analyze data sitting in an S3 data lake.

Modern Performant Applications Require Modern Storage

Modern, cloud-native applications have been steadily expanding beyond development environments to on-premises production workloads. For enterprises, one of the primary drivers for making this move has been to ensure performance and avoid the cost and complexity of moving large workloads to the cloud. As a result, organizations require a modern storage foundation that can fully support cloud-native environments and emerging technologies, such as Kubernetes, serverless computing and microservices which are significant components of these environments.

Data Sovereignty – a Boon for European Managed Service Providers

Neil Stobart, Vice President of Global System Engineering, Cloudian View LinkedIn Profile In this article published in ITPro, I discuss the legal landscape around data sovereignty and the opportunity for MSPs to address data privacy concerns. Data sovereignty – a boon for MSPs? By Neil Stobart Cloudian’s VP Global Systems Engineering, Neil Stobart, thinks data ... Read More

Cloudian Named a 2022 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage

We are excited to announce that Cloudian has been recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Distributed File Systems and Object Storage. It’s the second year in a row we received this distinction, and we’re proud that Cloudian continues to be a trendsetter in customer excellence. As of March 2021, we had the highest overall rating and the most reviews in our market.

Spring4shell Vulnerability

Cloudian HyperStore customers should be aware that a new vulnerability was found in Spring Core on JDK9+ that allows remote code execution. This vulnerability, referenced as Spring4shell, affects Cloudian HyperStore software version 7.2 or later. Spring Core is part of a popular open-source framework used to build Java applications. The vulnerability takes advantage of an … Read More

Cloudian Russia Policy

To our Customers, Resellers, and Partners, The United States has announced new export controls and economic sanctions in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. These restrictions are applicable to the sale, shipment, transfer, or, in some cases, use of Cloudian products and services to and in Belarus, Russia, and some regions of Ukraine. Cloudian is ... Read More

DISTRIBUTED S3 SELECT: USING SQL TO QUERY DATA IN AN S3 OBJECT

It’s common knowledge that the growth rate of created data is increasing and that there is a distinction between unstructured data like an image where the data is treated as a single entity or blob and structured data where the data is formatted such as CSV, JSON, or Parquet. What’s less well-known is that though there is more unstructured data currently, structured data is growing in volume and importance.

How DevOps Teams Use S3 Storage

Anytime a technology improvement has been readily available for consumption, a paradigm shift has followed. This holds true for all technology milestones: everything from easily accessible personal computers and spreadsheets to cloud computing models and application development practices. Yesterday, we had dedicated application development/quality assurance teams for coding, and dedicated operational teams for deploying monolithic ... Read More

S3 Replication: A Practical Guide

Understand S3 replication concepts like CRR and SRR, and get a quick tutorial for setting up replication in your S3 account.