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Scale-out Storage – It’s Time to Take Back Your Data!

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In our previous blog piece, “It’s a Trap! – The True Cost of the Cloud,” we referenced an Andreesen Horowitz article called “The Cost of Cloud, a Trillion Dollar Paradox.” This recent gem indulges in more than a little heresy. It discusses Dropbox’s repatriation of user data from third-party cloud resources to in-house storage infrastructure […] READ MORE


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AI Storage: An Honest Look at Artificial Intelligence’s Data Needs

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Founded in 1955 as merely an academic discipline, artificial intelligence (AI) has grown to become a wide-ranging branch of computer science concerned with building smart machines capable of performing tasks that typically require human intelligence. Ideally, AI should have the ability to rationalize and take actions that have the best chance of achieving a specific […] READ MORE


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Why NFS Sucks – 3 Network File System Drawbacks

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We recently wrote about Hadoop’s HDFS and how it was once mighty and instrumental in big data, but today the file system’s flaws leave it buckling under modern analytics and AI workloads. Anyone working in those spaces needs to be aware of these disadvantages. But what about the rest of the enterprise storage market? For […] READ MORE


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Is Apache Hadoop Dead? HDFS- Rest in Peace

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You would never send a kid to college with a toddler bed. They’ve outgrown it, right? The Lightning McQueen bed that fit 15 years ago obviously no longer suits present needs. Why, then, wouldn’t an enterprise reach the same conclusion about its data storage? What is HDFS? Apache’s Hadoop distributed file system (HDFS) and its […] READ MORE


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The Native Quobyte HDFS Driver

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How does the Native Quobyte HDFS Driver work? The driver implements the HDFS API, which means that it has the same API as HDFS but replaces it completely. Your big data applications, such as Hadoop, Spark or Hive, talk to Quobyte instead of HDFS, but won’t notice the difference. This also means that you won’t […] READ MORE


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Data Migration with Quobyte

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Getting a lot of files from A to B is still not an easy task. While rsync is versatile it’s not the fastest and parallelizing rsync is no fun. Quobyte comes with two mechanisms to make data migrations easy. The command line tool qcopy used to move data onto a Quobyte cluster from any (Linux) […] READ MORE


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On Working at Quobyte

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This post was written by our intern Austin Wu. He first posted it over at his blog and was kind enough to let us crosspost it here. The pictures are also his.   Working at Quobyte was great. I was able to work on a sophisticated software project, and I learned so much about the […] READ MORE