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How to Manage Kubernetes. Keep Pace with Sky-Rocketing K8s Storage Demands

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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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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


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Fireside Chat with 3vGeomatics

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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


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Quobyte is Advancing the Future of Storage with it’s 3.0 Version

By  Björn Kolbeck  on  

We recently announced the availability of our latest Quobyte release, version 3.0, which comes with tons of new features. This blog will provide a quick overview of the new features. There will be more blog posts about individual new features in the coming weeks, so watch this space.  At Quobyte, we have a different way […] 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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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