Published on 17 March 2017, updated 10 June 2020
IBM Form #: SG24-8385-00
Authors: Anil Patil, Deepak Rangarao, Harald Seipp, Maciej Lasota, Reginaldo Marcelo dos Santos, Rob Markovic, Simon Casey, Stephen Bollers, Vasfi Gucer, Andy Lin, Casey Richardson, Robert Rios, Ryan VanAlstine and Tim Medlin
The digital enterprise has resulted in an explosion of data, and data volumes are expected to grow in zettabyte scale in the next few years. This explosive growth is largely fueled by unstructured data, such as video, social media, photos, and text. IBM® Cloud Object Storage (previously known as Cleversafe®) provides organizations the flexibility, scalability, and simplicity required to store, manage, and access today's rapidly growing unstructured data.
Cloud Object Storage (COS) provides access to your unstructured data via a self-service portal from anywhere in the world with RESTful APIs, including OpenStack Swift API and S3-compatible API, enterprise availability, and security.
IBM COS is available in the following deployment models:
This IBM Redbooks® publication focuses on the IBM COS public offering, IBM COS Public Services, and hybrid solutions leveraging this offering.
This book is for solution developers, architects, and IT specialists who are implementing Cloud Object Storage solutions.
Part 1. IBM Cloud Object Storage concepts
Chapter 1. Introduction to object storage
Chapter 2. Introducing IBM Cloud Object Store Public Services
Chapter 3. Getting started with IBM Cloud Object Storage
Part 2. IBM Cloud Object Storage use cases and scenarios
Chapter 4. Typical applications for IBM Cloud Object Storage
Chapter 5. Building a simple Web Gallery application
Chapter 6. Simple gateway scenario
Chapter 7. IBM Spectrum Protect integration
Chapter 8. VideoRecon Video Analytics
Chapter 9. Cognitive Call Center
Appendix A. Additional material