What is Smart Object Storage?
The simple answer – Smart Object Storage is “object storage with more intelligence,” offering an extension to the basic features object storage provides.
With that said, Smart Object Storage is, first and foremost, actual AWS S3 object storage PLUS valuable management and analytic extensions that historically have never been available with traditional object storage.
What’s even better, is there are no design or architectural changes required to use Smart Object Storage on top of existing object storage services such as Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3). Chaossumo.io is Smart Object Storage and like S3, it’s an always-on, elastic service that works within Amazon’s AWS cloud. Yet, unlike S3, Chaos Sumo introduces built-in, one-click intelligent data management and analytic features and functions.
Our first release of chaossumo.io is focused on easy S3 data discovery and reporting for anyone who needs to understand what they have in their S3 buckets and wants to start to organize and manage the data more efficiently. The Chaos Sumo service is an abstraction layer to S3 in which basic object storage features such as PUT, GET, LIST are pass throughs to your underlying S3 storage. Either our service or S3 can be used to enable these base features. The chaossumo.io service offers a browser-based console and REST-based API just like S3. However, the “Smart” features are accessed through these Chaos Sumo interface.
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