The Scality RING has an integrated scale-out file system (SOFS) that runs natively on top of our underlying software-defined object-based platform. Our SOFS behaves just as you’d expect: exactly like a file system. But everything underneath it is an object store — extending the many benefits of object architecture to your file-based applications.
File versus Object: implementing a unified object storage platform for both Video Replay: Originally presented on February 1, 2017 The growth of unstructured data is no longer news, but it will continue to remain as a challenge to most. Many corporations find themselves dealing with volumes of data that far outstrip anything they have ever dealt with in the past. While cloud and object based storage platforms have advantages when dealing with the massive data volumes, enterprises find themselves with legacy applications, that have been build around the POSIX file system paradigm. Thirty years ago when the standard was.