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Quobyte Autodeployment on Oracle Cloud

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

We’re happy to announce, in collaboration with Oracle, the availability of an automatic deployment of Quobyte on Oracle Cloud. It’s based on terraform and can easily be adapted and integrated into your overall cluster deployment. The fast networking with 100G ethernet and availability of bare metal machines make Oracle Cloud particularly useful for some of […] READ MORE


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Quobyte vs. CEPH

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

Just like you, I don’t like the title of this post, but you the people have voted with your searches on Google. So let’s start with the commonalities: Both Ceph and Quobyte have their roots in academic research projects that started around the year 2006. Prior to starting Quobyte, Felix and I were members of […] READ MORE


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Machine Learning in the Enterprise Requires the Right Storage

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

While Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning have become the buzziest of buzz words over the past year or so, I was using Machine Learning for protein-folding prediction and drug design as a research student 15 years ago. Back then you needed a compute cluster or, better yet, a vector machine to train complex neural networks […] READ MORE


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Big Data is Helping Small Farms in Africa

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Vulnerable farmers in sub-Saharan Africa have to contend with multiple threats to their livelihoods, but thanks to a collaboration between technology providers and one innovative NGO, their crops are now much safer. Using Earth Observation Technology to Ensure Better Crop Yields The international nonprofit CABI uses science and technology to solve some of the world’s […] READ MORE


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Quobyte now on Google Cloud Platform

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

Quobyte software storage is now available in the Marketplace of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Quobyte’s hyperscaler-derived storage is the perfect choice for customers seeking to run scale-out production workloads such as EDA, HPC, AI, Machine Learning, etc. in the cloud. By running the exact same infrastructure on-prem or in the cloud, we make the […] READ MORE


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Commercial HPC Need Scalable, Modern Storage

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

Quobyte is a complete file system and as such has tremendous capabilities and potential. Born out of High Performance Computing (HPC) by founders with PhDs in Distributed Systems technology and fault tolerance, it is truly a file system for the modern era. As commercial enterprises begin to realize that their workloads are HPC in nature, […] READ MORE


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Are You a Next-Gen Infrastructure Person?

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

If you work for a vendor of enterprise IT infrastructure, one of the best moments of your day or even your week is when you’re speaking to a prospective customer’s team and suddenly — Aha! — they get it. They understand your product, service, solution; they understand how its engineering solves their problem or saves […] READ MORE


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Checksums in Storage Systems and Why You Should Care

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

Random bit flips are far more common than most people, even IT professionals, think. Surprisingly, the problem isn’t widely discussed, even though it is silently causing data corruption that can directly impact our jobs, our businesses, and our security. It’s really scary knowing that such corruptions are happening in the memory of our computers and […] READ MORE


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A Quick Tutorial for Apache Drill and Quobyte

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

In this post I’ll show you how to combine Quobyte’s software storage and Apache Drill – a tool to query non-relational data stores (such as files) in parallel, using a SQL-like syntax. Both form a natural duo that allows you to speed up your number crunching significantly. Apache Drill enhances your productivity by enabling SQL-on-everything […] READ MORE