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How to Scale Object Storage

White Paper Published By: Cleversafe
Cleversafe
Published:  Mar 29, 2013
Type:  White Paper
Length:  3 pages

Scalability is a key attribute of storage systems, especially in cloud environments. Aside from expanding physical capacity, scaling a storage system means handling more metadata, the critical information about where data is logically stored. Metadata grows along with the data itself and processing it can become one of the limiting factors to system scalability.



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object storage, cloud storage, access nodes, scalability, metadata, storage controller, backup and recovery, network attached storage