IBM Cloud Object Storage

September 19, 2018

Tutorial: Apply End-to-End Security to Cloud Applications

A new tutorial will show you how to use IBM Cloud services to secure your cloud application. Capture and review security-related events, encrypt storage, integrate authentication, and more.

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September 18, 2018

How To Convert CSV Objects to Parquet in Cloud Object Storage

If you're looking to lower storage costs by compressing your data and get better query performance when querying the data in Cloud Object Storage, you may want to click to learn how to convert CSV objects to Parquet.

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September 17, 2018

How To Consolidate PostgreSQL Data to IBM Cloud Object Storage for IBM Cloud SQL Query

Consolidating PostgreSQL data into a durable and highly reliable data storage service like IBM Cloud Object Storage will not only reduce costs, but it provides a flexible, durable, and scalable solution for storing all sorts of unstructured data.

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September 10, 2018

Analyzing Data with IBM Cloud SQL Query

In this article, we're going to give you an introduction to getting set up with IBM Cloud SQL Query and using its UI. Then, we'll compose and run queries in a Jupyter Notebook on Watson Studio with the SQL Query Python library and PixieDust.

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August 2, 2018

Connecting to IBM Cloud Object Store in Kubernetes

Operationalizing IBM SQL Query: Part 2. In this article, we'll take a look at the best practices for connecting to IBM Cloud Object Storage from docker containers deployed in the IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service.

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June 14, 2018

How to Layout Big Data in IBM Cloud Object Storage for Spark SQL

When you have vast quantities of rectangular data, the way you lay it out on object storage systems like IBM Cloud Object Storage (COS) makes a big difference to both cost and performance of SQL queries. However, this task is not as simple as it sounds. Here we survey some tricks of the trade.

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June 4, 2018

IBM Cloud Object Storage Regional service now available in Frankfurt

IBM Cloud Object Storage regional service is now available in Frankfurt, Germany. Learn how this Regional service provides availability and data durability by automatically storing data across three IBM Cloud data centers in the Frankfurt region.

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April 24, 2018

Process large data sets at massive scale with PyWren over IBM Cloud Functions

(Ed.–Josep Sampé–Universitat Rovira i Virgili–co-authored this post.) Let’s say you write a function in Python to process and analyze some data. You successfully test the function using a small amount of data and now you want to run the function as a serverless action at massive scale, with parallelism, against terabytes of data. What options do you have? Obviously, […]

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April 3, 2018

Store Terraform states in Cloud Object Storage

Terraform uses its state file to compute its plans when you want apply an update to your infrastructure. It is essential to Terraform operations. Lose the state file and you lose Terraform's knowledge about your infrastructure.

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