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Use case: Red Hat Ceph Storage for object storage

Overview

Web-scale object storage

Object storage is now mainstream. But the proliferation of unstructured data is fueling the need for an object storage system that’s flexible, economical, and scalable enough to handle the petabytes of data being created every day.

Red Hat® Ceph Storage helps businesses balance complexity with cost and achieve the scale required by today’s object storage needs. It’s proven at web scale, extremely flexible for application development, and equipped with the data protection, reliability, and availability that growing enterprises demand.

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Object Storage Video

Red Hat Ceph Storage for object storage workloads

In our mobile world, with larger file sizes and greater file quantities, legacy file storage can’t keep pace. In this video, learn the benefits of object storage and see how Red Hat Ceph Storage gives customers the flexibility, availability, and reliability needed to stay ahead.

Benefits

Proven at web scale

Designed from the ground up for web- scale object storage and cloud infrastructures. Hardened by time and optimized for large PB+ and/or file number installations.

Flexible for your applications

Accessible via S3, OpenStack® Swift, or native application programming interface (API) protocols. Industry-standard APIs allow for streamlined migration of and integration with your applications.

Enterprise ready

Distributed storage architecture for storing and protecting your data across numerous assets. Erasure coding for more efficient data protection than traditional RAID-based solutions and geo-replication for greater availability.

We’ve had researchers from Gambia running analysis on the system, and we had teams uploading sequencing data to OpenStack and Ceph last year during the Ebola outbreak in Africa. This is a large-scale, remote resource that we can ship data to, from anywhere.

Dr. Thomas Connor, CO-INVESTIGATOR, CLIMB Read the full case study

OBJECT STORAGE FOR RICH MEDIA

A better way to store rich media

Between our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and other devices, we’re creating and consuming multimedia content at an astounding rate. This deluge of digital information is challenging media-intensive industries, like entertainment and internet services, as well as organizations seeking a competitive advantage through content.

Red Hat Ceph Storage offers an open source solution to meet the growing demands of scalability, cost, complexity, performance, and reliability.

Read how Red Hat Ceph Storage supports rich media workloads

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