The File Fabric has two main modes of operation with regard to knowing what files are on a storage provider: cached mode and real-time mode. In cached mode the File Fabric maintains, in its database, metadata about each file on the underlying storage. As files are created, updated and deleted, the changes flow through the File Fabric and the File Fabric updates its metadata accordingly.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
The Storage Made Easy engineering team is constantly working on strengthening the File Fabric product set and one of the features they are currently working on is the File Content Intelligence feature.
The video below takes a look at the File Content Intelligence feature, how it interacts with the File Fabric’s data automation rules and how it provides value to the Media and Entertainment industry.
There is further information on the File Fabric for Media here.by
Data, data everywhere….and then……what?
That is the issue with digital data. As digital data doubles very year it leads to vast quantities of unstructured data as employees create office documents, PDF’s, videos etc. Searching and classifying this data however presents a challenge particularly as the data within companies is spread across a multitude of on-cloud and on-premises systems and is simply not joined up.by