Post by Eric Slack (thank you)
After a one-year incubation, Seagate’s Kinetic Open Storage Platform is now generally available. It features disk drives that communicate with applications over Ethernet, using a key-value architecture and RESTful APIs, instead of traditional protocols like SCSI or SATA. What’s different about this approach is it lets the disk drive ‘talk’ the same language that object storage systems do. This briefing note will explain the potential benefits of this technology and how it’s being adopted in the industry.
Read on here