Posts By Joe Milburn

A single portal to easily and effectively manage digital evidence is incredibly beneficial for small to medium-sized law enforcement and legal professionals to help manage their digital evidence. Traceability and controlled access are vital for ensuring anything that may end up within a courtroom are valid and admissible. Law and legal professionals shouldn't have to deal with a "mess" of…

Cameras are producing more and more data, especially with 4k transitioning into the new defacto-standard. With this explosion in data, there has been an increased need for large-scale data storage that is affordable and fits into your workflow. Chances are, if you're reading this, you are the video experts and don't spend all day thinking about data storage. The world…

We dropped a mini Storinator into the Reddit ocean and got a lot of ripples last week.  This teaser photo of the “Storinator Jr” generated many questions about what this mini Storinator is — so let’s dive in and tell you all about it. This little project started when Jeff Geerling’s work with Raspberry Pi-based mini storage systems inspired one of our…

Are you ready to get out of the command line? Because it's official - all four new Houston/Cockpit modules are live! If you've been following our Tech Tips for the last month, you would have heard of the new updates in Houston. The improvements follow a theme -  get out of the command line and easily manage your Linux server.…

We here at 45Drives really, really love Ceph. It is our go-to choice for storage clustering (creating a single storage system by linking multiple servers over a network). Ceph offers a robust feature set of native tools that constantly come in handy with routine tasks or specialized challenges you may run into. Ceph is a well-established, production-ready, and open-source clustering…

Using Ceph for small datasets: Benefits In our experience, Ceph is the clustering solution. Ceph’s scalability, data security, and availability provide the vast majority of organizations exactly what they are looking for from their storage. At 45Drives, we are the only organization that offers full and flexible support for both Ceph itself and the hardware of the cluster. Many of…

* Shortly after we released this blog Red Hat made the decision to kill off CentOS 8. Check out this video where we explain more about this topic. If you follow 45Drives, you’ve probably heard us mention Ceph - the premier open-source clustering software. Ceph links multiple storage servers together over a network to act as one large single unit.…

We here at 45Drives are big fans of Ceph (as you may know). We even offer public and private Ceph webinars. Ceph is the premier open-source clustering software. It works by linking multiple servers together into a single unit that can provide object, file, and block storage. Storage clustering enables important features that you may want access to but are architecturally impossible…

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