The File Fabric for Media is a specialised version of the File Fabric specifically for companies who deal with large media assets. This case study focused on the use of the File Fabric for Media at an established UK Premier League Football Club.by
A blue-chip services organization receives, processes and shares almost 1/2 TB of new video each day. That’s hundreds of thousands of files from thousands of remote cameras. Their issue was that as the volume increased the existing file-based storage platform could not keep up. It would take up to a minute for videos and images to be retrieved, severely impacting worker productivity. The storage also become more expensive to maintain, in part because it was difficult to scale.
The company moved to object storage to reduce costs whilst also increasing performance and scalability. Unfortunately, the custom applications that ingested, processed and distributed video and images were written for the file-based storage. This left a gap in the ability to fulfill the storage use case and to proceed effectively with the migration.by
We recently pushed out functionality that makes available the first phased release of our new media asset gallery view which is in an initial beta mode that will continue to be enhanced.by
If you build software and ship as a virtual machine, chances are that building VMware compatible OVAs for customers is a top priority. Storage Made Easy is sharing tricks and tips for the Ansible creation of vCenter compatible OVAs…by
In my previous article I detailed sending datasets to non-AWS S3 object storage. While working on that project I ran into another issue with the aws_s3 ansible module. The lack of a HEAD operation to pull metadata from a bucket or object.by
At Storage Made Easy we work/partner with many Object Storage vendors.
When a project required data automation and the use of an on-premises object storage buckets, I turned to Ansible and our storage partners. However, I found that the aws_s3 module for Ansible wasn’t as friendly and well documented when working with S3 object storage that isn’t either AWS or Ceph.by
Without a doubt Amazon S3 Object Storage is the big gorilla of the storage world. Many companies, large and small, are using it to store data.
One of the challenges of using Amazon S3 has been how to secure it and how to securely share from it. There have been far too many articles with regards to S3 breaches because of mis-configuration which have been well documented, although Amazon have tried to help combat this with its recent announcement regarding public access setting for S3 buckets.
There are those that think that S3 security is flawed by design. The simple purpose of this post is to present ways in which the Enterprise File Fabric helps to make S3 data more secure.by