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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


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Is Your Storage System Preventing You From Working with 4K?

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

Hollywood’s drive towards higher resolution video formats shows no signs of easing. Even while home users barely scratch the surface of 4K viewing, digital content creators already explore 5K and 8K variants, searching for ever more photo-realistic renditions. Along with these higher resolutions, wider color gamuts and 10 or 12-bit color depths are further driving […] READ MORE