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Enabling 1space Multi-Cloud Data Placement with Metadata Tagging

The best products and services leverage their data to its fullest. Depending on the application or service, data is collected when and where it’s generated. Media is generated on the production site, IoT data near its infrastructure, Research data near the instruments, etc. Getting that data to the public cloud enables further data processing, machine learning or distribution. It’s […]

Introducing SwiftStack 1space – A Single Storage Namespace that Spans Clouds

We are proud to introduce SwiftStack 1space for Multi-Cloud Data Management! SwiftStack 1space enables a single object namespace between object storage locations. This enables application portability and freedom between clouds and on-premises. Additionally, 1space enables data lifecycling, migration and data protection capabilities between clouds.  There are two components with 1space. First is a docker container […]

Introducing SwiftStack Cloud Sync Migrations

In the latest release of SwiftStack, we are pleased to announce SwiftStack Cloud Sync Migrations. SwiftStack Migrations can move data from any source that supports the S3 or Swift API to your SwiftStack Cluster. Let the infrastructure move the data In data-intensive workloads with large data sets, it doesn’t make sense to have a single […]

Introducing File Access in SwiftStack 6

I am extremely excited to introduce the newest version of SwiftStack – SwiftStack 6. In this blog post I will talk about one of the headlining features of this release, namely the introduction of SwiftStack File Access. Most know SwiftStack as private-cloud object storage for applications using the AWS S3 or OpenStack Swift API SwiftStack […]

Hybrid Cloud Storage Workflows with Google Cloud

Developing functionality, putting it into a product, and demonstrating these new capabilities is interesting, but showing real examples of what you can accomplish with it is much more compelling. For my latest video, I walk through how to setup and configure Cloud Sync in SwiftStack to synchronize on-premises data with Google Cloud Storage, then use […]

SwiftStack’s 2016 Plan

Today we announced SwiftStack 4.0, which includes a lot of great customer-driven functionality to help you manage your operations-at-scale. We also unveiled our product plan for the remainder of 2016 that will help enterprises on their journey to cloud storage. Let me take you through the two primary features you can expect to see from us […]

SwiftStack at Bio-IT World 2016

Speaking on behalf of the entire SwiftStack team that was at Bio-IT World, it was great seeing each and every one of you who took time to interact with us. The current energy in the life sciences space is more than exhilarating and that’s because we’re all  applying innovative technology to break through boundaries of […]

Two tracks Live from the Budokan (Tokyo)

Dozens of artist have recorded albums while performing in Tokyo. I took the chance to lay down a few tracks of my own with friends from SwiftStack in the garden within the OpenStack Summit complex. Swift happenings at OpenStack Summit in Tokyo John Dickinson (OpenStack Swift Project Technical Lead) and I preview the highlights before […]

Happy Birthday Swift!

At the OpenStack Summit in Vancouver we were happy to celebrate a very important birthday: OpenStack Swift turned FIVE! Needless to say, we wanted to celebrate the milestone. But even more, we wanted to celebrate the amazing work put in by Swift contributors all over the world; the ones who keep developing Swift 24/7. So […]

Demo Theatre 3000: Erasure Codes with SwiftStack

We wanted to take the Mystery out of Erasure Codes by showing you what this feature looks like on the SwiftStack interface, and how easy it is to deploy. Tim Burke, a software engineer at SwiftStack and I demo deploying and using Erasure Codes in OpenStack Swift with SwiftStack. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel for […]

Behind the Scenes: “Under the Hood” with Erasure Codes

This week we’re keeping things simple…in writing, anyways. We’re going to let our video feature on Erasure Codes speak for itself. In this video, Clay Gerrard, a Sr. Software Engineer here at SwiftStack (and Core OpenStack Swift contributor) goes “under the hood” and breaks down Erasure Codes for us. But before we get to the […]