CARINGO resurrects?

[WARNING] Long read but probably worth it ๐Ÿ™‚ It’s been a while since we heard something from Caringo, let alone being it good news … Apparently they know! Which is a good sign to start with. Two weeks ago I got a call that they were launching their 7nd edition of CAStor but it would be seriously rebranded. From now on, CAStor will be SWARM. To reassure you that itโ€™s not just something brand new, they did keep the iteration number. What you may not know is that CARINGO is branded after itโ€™s Belgian founder Paul Carpentier (CTO) and his two partners Jonathan Ring

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Amplidata – Object storage well done

A few weeks ago I visited Amplidata together with my friend Howard Marks (@DeepStorageNet). Amplidata is one of the very few Belgian companies that are a true Storage Vendor and it is the only one that has realized this with Venture Capital from ‘the Valley’ (ie Intel). So if people from the Valley are willing to invest money in a Belgian company it might be worth having a look. When Howard told me he’d visit Belgium for a project there I had no reason not to join ๐Ÿ™‚ What is Object Storage: I personally categorize storage in 4 main areas:

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