Every month or two, someone comes along and claims to be the new Best Thing
Ever in distributed file storage. More often than not, it's just another
programmer who recently discovered things like consistent hashing and
replication, then slapped together another HTTP object store because that's
what people ...
I know a lot of people are going to be asking me about Red Hat's acquisition of
Inktank, so I've decided to collect some thoughts on the subject. The very
very simple version is that I'm delighted. Occasional sniping back and
forth notwithstanding, I've always been ...