The Storj Labs Blog

When the tech industry began the transition to cloud-based resource provisioning, the attack/security vectors in which DevOps and CISOs focus on to protect their resources, shifted along with it. Suddenly, protecting users’ data required a fundamentally new approach to containing resources. Rather than simply “defending the perimeter” (through ownership of network infrastructure, firewalls, NICs etc.) the model shifted to an identity-based approach to control access to systems and resources.
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So, you’re about to launch a product that will be used for business-critical use cases. Everyone speaks about being “production-ready,” and “enterprise-grade.” How can you make those vague concepts concrete? There is an old saying that “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” In the enterprise storage world, the corollary is: “You never get a second chance to be trusted with someone’s data.” With Tardigrade, we are asking users to consider storing production data on a decentralized service.
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Hello Storjlings! We hope you are staying warm now that winter has arrived. We were ranked #2 on Consensys Top 20 blockchain - Developer Activity for October. Our team has been laser-focused and its showing as we finish features for our Pioneer 2 release. The network is more stable, performant, and user-friendly than ever before. We’re still looking for more Nodes to join ahead of our Voyager release, please sign up on the waitlist to get an auth token for your node!
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Hello Storjlings! It’s finally feeling like winter, but our team is only heating up as we get closer to our Pioneer 2 and Voyager launches. Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been focused on finishing the final remaining items before our Pioneer 2 release. Pioneer 2 is a major milestone because it means we’re code complete for Voyager launch. We’re also going to be measuring the network’s performance, retrievability, availability, and durability to ensure we can meet our SLAs.
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Hello Storjlings, It has been just under a month since our last development update, so strap in, we’ve got a lot to share! If you missed our September quarterly town hall, don’t worry, we recorded it for your viewing pleasure. We also just announced a Storj IPFS integration that allows you to upload files to the Storj network via the IPFS protocol. If you’ve been waiting for us to release the native Windows installer, we’ve got some good news— your wait is over!
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Whether you’ve been a Storage Node Operator on the Storj network from the beginning or you’re brand new, it’s always important to keep an eye on your numbers. And the most important numbers for any Storage Node Operator are those related to your storage capacity, bandwidth, and node’s reputation by Satellite. To predict what you’re going to earn every month is incredibly difficult at the moment, as the data needed to make the calculation is dispersed across so many different places.
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