Object Storage is the primary storage solution that is used in the cloud and on-premises solutions as a central storage platform for unstructured data. Object Storage is growing more popular for the following reasons:
IBM® Cloud Object Storage (IBM COS) system provides industry-leading flexibility that enables your organization to handle unpredictable but always changing needs of business and evolving workloads.
IBM COS system is a software-defined storage solution that is hardware aware. This awareness allows IBM COS to be an enterprise-grade storage solution that is highly available and reliable and uses commodity x86 servers. IBM COS takes full advantage of this hardware awareness by ensuring that the server performs optimally from a monitoring, management, and performance perspective.
The target audience for this IBM Redpaper publication is IBM COS architects, IT specialists, and technologists.
Differences between block, file, and object storage
Use cases for Object Storage
Flexible deployment options of IBM Cloud Object Storage
IBM Cloud Object Storage architecture
IBM Cloud Object Storage read and write operations
Features and functionality