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ownCloud Infinite Scale in the Press

Various publications have been reporting on ownCloud Infinite Scale, long before the final version was released end of 2022. Find a complete list here - some of them dive in deep in the technology at its core.
ownCloud Infinite Scale

ownCloud Infinite Scale is a multi-purpose, cloud-native data platform developed by ownCloud with a strong focus on performance, security, scalability, compliance and governance. Written in the programming language Go, its mission is to hand over full control of data to enterprises in a user-friendly and affordable manner and elevate collaboration to the next level of the digital workplace.

Infinite Scale is being featured in lots of press releases and articles across various publications, languages and countries. This blog post is a comprehensive collection of all articles where Infinite Scale has been mentioned in press. All the texts linked here are not written by ownCloud employees, but we often helped as technical experts and with input and insight from our research and development. Mind that this is the “free press”, so the articles may or may not reflect ownCloud’s opinion – they have been written by neutral journalists. For our press releases, check this link, our blog has insightful articles here and don’t forget our concise product documentation.

Recent articles on ownCloud Infinite Scale

On November 30, 2022 the first stable version of ownCloud Infinite Scale was published, and instantaneously many journals and websites picked up the news and wrote about the huge changes and advantages the new version brings. Here’s only an excerpt:

In order to reliably protect sensitive data during content collaboration, companies need a comprehensive strategy – and the right technical support. This article published in Lanline as well as in IT Daily and Datacenter Insider shares ownCloud’s expert view on the subject.

Collaboration on Enterprise Level (“Collaboration auf Enterprise-Niveau”) – that’s the title of a German article in Cloudcomputing Insider that reports on the new generation of ownCloud, leaving behind LAMP and PHP while heading for a cloud data platform: (German)

In December 2022, Linux News featured the general release of ownCloud Infinite Scale, which is a complete modernization of ownCloud 10 with a visionary three-tier architecture and several improvements aimed at an enhanced user experience. The article delves into the core technology of Infinite Scale: Go, Microservices and a new vue.js web interface, which helps reduce cost for both deployment and maintenance, and allows the integration of all kinds of data sources. (German)

Also late in 2022, an article in Computer Base traced the journey of Infinite Scale and highlights the technology behind this database-less, cloud-native, multi-purpose data platform. (German)

Also, the german market leader for IT news, Heise, has reported several times on ownCloud’s new release ownCloud Infinite Scale. This article explains how Infinite Scale gained speed with the Go programming language and its new architecture, thus providing the best choice for enterprise customers: (German)

Articles on the ownCloud Infinite Scale rewrite in Go

PHP and the LAMP (Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP) stack have formed the core of ownCloud for years. For good reasons this stack is still running large parts of the internet. On the other hand, the Go programming language developed by pundits like Ken Thompson at Google has a lot to offer in terms of speed, scalability, security and usability without limitations. A secure, scalable, flexible and efficient architecture with Microservices, easy to deploy on every platform meets exactly the vision of the cloud-native approach of Infinite Scale, sparking the rewrite of the ownCloud platform in 2020.

Several of the articles below focus on the crucial role that Go plays in Infinite Scale, the reasons why we choose Go and the many advantages it has to offer. Recently, the German Linux Magazine had a multi-article series on Go and ownCloud:

  • This article in Heise published in March 2023 is a thorough overview of ownCloud Infinite Scale components, and the modern geo-distributed and federated approach of Infinite Scale. The article also shares expert opinion regarding the shift to Go and its advantage. View and download the original article 
ownCloud chooses Go for its file platform Infinite Scale

ownCloud chooses Go for its file platform Infinite Scale

IOT platforms, Storage Backends, Replacing Exchange

install ownCloud Infinite Scale on a Raspberry Pi

Infinite Scale is very well-suited for smaller devices like the Raspberry Pi.

Scalability, Virtual File Systems, Vue.js, EOS

2021: Early Reports on the “New” product

  • was one of the first media to report on our development with Go. Although still in development, the article details how Infinite Scale was being developed as a complete rewrite of the venerable open source enterprise file sharing and syncing software stack. The article also delves into Infinite Scale being developed as a database-less system based on Go and Vue.js.


January 15, 2023

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