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MinIO the Defacto Object Storage Solutoin
MinIO is the default installation for cloud independent object storage. However, there's questions about the licensing.
We had the fine folks from MinIO on the Greybeards on Storage Podcast. It was an enlightening conversation. First, I had no idea how pervasive the opensource solution had become. If you want to deploy object storage outside the public cloud providers as a service offering, MinIO is the thing developers reach for first.
As a result, you’ll find MinIO in production use through many environments. What’s meant as a project that you use to write and test your code becomes part of your production code. And that’s where a few folks may be finding a problem. WekaIO has found itself on MinIO naughty list.
The project uses the AGPL 3.0 license, and MinIO aggressively interprets the license for copyleft distribution. While the defacto solution for object storage, it’s not as copyleft friendly as a Terraform.
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