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NAS Consolidation with Quobyte

By  Franklin Velasquez  on  

Network-attached storage (NAS) consolidation is the process of reducing the amount of NAS systems used in an environment to a unified system that behaves like a virtual system. NAS consolidation gives you the ability to provide a cloud-like experience to users while eliminating a lot of limitations that single NAS systems have. To learn more […] READ MORE


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NFS, It’s Time for You to Call It a Night

Posted by  Quobyte  on  

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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HDFS Must Die

Posted by  Quobyte  on  

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? Apache’s Hadoop distributed file system (HDFS) and its associated MapReduce engine […] READ MORE


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The Native Quobyte HDFS Driver

Posted by  Quobyte  on  

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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Should you be running compute AND storage on the same machine?

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

Should I run my storage on the same nodes that I use as Hadoop workers, or should I have dedicated storage servers and worker nodes that only do compute? This question has been puzzling data administrators since Hadoop first became popular in the late 2000s. Even if you don’t use Hadoop but use other big […] READ MORE


Kubernetes Product Tech

Keep Pace with Kubernetes Storage Demands

Posted by  Quobyte  on  

Container management standard was designed for scale-out applications, so storage systems must scale-out too.   Kubernetes, the popular container management system, offers enterprises many benefits: agility, scalability, faster development, and management. Consequently, open-source orchestration software has quickly been gaining traction. One ripple effect is many enterprise storage systems are struggling to keep pace with their […] READ MORE


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Get a Quobyte Demo in Seconds with Docker

By  Peer Dampmann  on  

UPDATE (February 2021): We migrated the demo to our new 3.0 release. Being developers and sysadmins ourselves, we like software that we can just test quickly in a container. That’s why we decided to bring you a single container demo of Quobyte. This demo will start a container with all Quobyte services and the Quobyte […] READ MORE


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Kubernetes + Quobyte Tutorials and Resources

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

It has been some time since our first blog post on Quobyte and Kubernetes (Quobernetes) and this year marks the fifth anniversary of our Kubernetes support. Our new Quobyte Free Edition comes with full Kubernetes support, so it’s time for new tutorials how to take full advantage of Quobyte persistent volumes: A step-by-step guide on how […] READ MORE


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Quobyte Feature Spotlight: Auto Layout

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

One of the big challenges for storage admins is the mix of millions (billions?) of small files and large files in the same file system. Small files need to be treated differently than large files, e.g. you want them on flash for high performance. On the other hand, large files are great for HDDs to […] READ MORE


Customers Product Tech

Fireside Chat with 3vGeomatics

Posted by  Quobyte  on  

In a fireside chat with Joe Chapman, IT Manager at 3vGeomatics, Quobyte’s CEO and Co-founder Bjorn Kolbeck discussed how 3vGeomatics, an InSAR company is helping to solve complex problems. Following is a brief summary of the conversation: 3vGeomatics’ goal is to make InSAR contribute to all assets, life, and environmental protection.  With the advent of […] READ MORE