What is Object Storage?
Object storage definition
Ideal for data that must be accessed, but not edited, object storage refers to a form of data storage wherein files are stored as objects with associated meta data and unique identifiers that enable them to be accessed on a network. Common types of data stored as objects include songs, photos, and video clips.
Why object storage?
Object storage is currently the best solution for storing mass amounts of data. It is virtually endlessly scalable, which is good news in a world where the rate of data being generated is increasing exponentially. However, it is also important to remember that the data cannot be edited without the entire object being rewritten.
HPE object storage products and services
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