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Joyent spins up ZFS object store

June 25th, 2013

The twist is that objects stored in the service can be coupled with compute via the MapReduce framework via use of the ZFS filesystem, so any analysis of the information can be done locally – giving a proximity of calculation unavailable on AWS (unless using its wobbly EBS block store). Read More ›

New Joyent Service Offers Analytics Without Having To Move Data

June 25th, 2013

The ramifications of the Manta service are considerable and make Joyent more relevant as an infrastructure and a services provider. In an interview last week, CTO and Co-Founder Jason Hoffman said Joyent will make a number of announcements in the coming months about new data services. Read More ›

Panzura Adds Support for Joyent Manta Storage Service for Unstructured Data

June 25th, 2013

Here’s what each company brings to the deal. Panzura provides its global file system for worldwide storage consolidation and distributed file sharing. Joyent’s contribution is the Manta Storage Service for unstructured data storage. Read More ›

Taking aim at Amazon, Google, Joyent melds compute/storage services

June 25th, 2013

Joyent engineers are no strangers to shaking up the cloud industry. Under the radar of even some in the cloud community, the company has developed its own SmartOS infrastructure stack, which includes an open source in-memory hypervisor. Joyent sells its SmartDataCenter as a public cloud IaaS option, or for users to install on their own premises. Read More ›

With Manta Storage, Joyent Eyes Data Services

June 25th, 2013

There’s an old saying from Wayne Gretzky that great hockey players “skate to where the puck is going” rather than where it’s been. Joyent believes the intersection of cloud computing and Big Data is where the puck is going. Towards that end, the company today rolled out Manta, a new object storage service that allows Joyent customers to bring together compute and data analysis on the same cloud infrastructure. Read More ›

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