Why data center managers shouldn't overlook object storage backends

Image: iStockphoto/Vladimir_Timofeev When hearing the term object storage, the first thing that comes to mind may be cloud. Amazon has made S3 synonymous with the

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Storage management software: The smart person's guide

Image: iStock/tonymax Storage management software is more important than ever, thanks to the increasing big-ness of big data, the rise of cloud computing, and the

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How to deploy a Ceph storage cluster

Image: Jack Wallen If you’re looking to deploy a local Amazon Simple Storage Solution (Amazon S3) or Elastic Block Store (EBS) system, you probably believe

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