August 29, 2022

VMblog VMware Explore 2022 Video Interview with MinIO (Multi-Cloud Object Storage)

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As part of our VMware Explore 2022 coverage, VMblog visits with Daniel Valdivia, engineer at MinIO. MinIO is pioneering high performance, Kubernetes-native object storage for the multi-cloud. The software-defined, Amazon S3-compatible object storage system is used by more than half of the Fortune 500.

In this video, Valdivia provides a quick overview of the company, and then goes into more detail on how they partner with VMware and its ecosystem. Find out what they specifically provide a VMware shop or VMware implementation, and what problems they solve for them.

Watch and learn as Valdivia offers a great rundown of the company's technology, what they do, and what makes them unique and different in an otherwise crowded market. And find out what big trends and themes they see playing out in 2022 and 2023.

Stick around until the end and watch a demo to learn more.

Learn more about MinIO by visiting:


0:00​ - Intro
0:21​ - Introducing Daniel Valdivia, engineer at MinIO
0:38 - Background overview of MinIO
1:17 - How do you partner with or work with VMware and the ecosystem?
2:09 - What problems do you solve for VMware users?
3:53 - What makes you unique or differentiated in the market?
6:03 - Recent announcements being made.
6:58 - Big picture themes and trends for 2022 and 2023
8:04 - Demo of MinIO
13:29 - Wrap up 

Brian Ducharme

Brian is an event reporter for and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies.  In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives.  Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year.  Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.

Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and has been with vmblog since 2011. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group. 









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