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Revisiting Seagate Kinetic Drives

Revisiting Seagate Kinetic Drives

08:55 06 April in Community, Uncategorized

Around 2.5 years ago, I blogged about the release of new object-based hard disk drives from Seagate called Kinetic.  The idea is that the drives don’t use traditional storage protocols like SAS and SATA, but instead store objects written and retrieved over Ethernet.  Effectively each drive is a large key-value store that manages it’s own content.  You PUT an object to a drive and retrieve an object ID; at some point in the future you can then GET that object back with the ID, or choose to DELETE it.

The idea of using Kinetic…

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