Storj Blog

  • A look at Storj Labs’ decentralized cloud storage architecture with JT Olio June 15, 2018
    In our recent town hall meeting, we took a quick look at our development team’s progress towards building V3 of the Storj Labs network. We kept it short because we realized that not everyone is intere …
  • Ask Storj: Token Lock-up Update June 13, 2018
    Welcome to Ask Storj, a new section on the Storj Blog where we answer your questions about our technology and our business. Q: What is the plan for the 245 million tokens that are currently locked up? …
  • Quarterly Update: Storj Town Hall #3 June 7, 2018
    With so much to discuss about the last few months, and only an hour to do so, we focused on two key topics for our Q2 2018 town hall: farmer payouts and V3 development progress.Establishing a process …
  • New Farmer Payout App Live June 6, 2018
    To improve the payout process for Storj farmers, we have launched a new service to track payments each month. Instead of searching in the monthly Google sheet, you can visit https://payout.storj.io/ a …
  • Last Chance to Convert SJCX to STORJ This Year May 16, 2018
    If you are still holding StorjcoinX (SJCX), it’s time to convert the deprecated* coins to STORJ tokens.On June 29, 2018, Poloniex, the main exchange that supports SJCX, will permanently shut down all …
  • Save the Date for the Storj Q2 Town Hall May 14, 2018
    Our next quarterly town hall is just around the corner. Everyone in our community is welcome to join the meeting, which we will live stream and make accessible worldwide.In this meeting, hear from Ben …
  • March Farmer Payouts April 30, 2018
    We would like to extensively thank our community members for their patience while we audited farmer payouts for March. We committed to distributing payouts by April 30 and we are pleased to share we h …
  • March Farmer Payouts on Track April 25, 2018
    In the two weeks since we announced we would make changes to our farmer payout criteria, we have made progress! We are close to finishing SIP9, and in our final testing phase.SIP9 will change the way …
  • Updates to Farmer Payouts and Network Testing April 12, 2018
    At the beginning of this year, our team announced we were working toward an updated architecture that would allow the network to scale to exabyte capacity. As part of this announcement, we also reveal …
  • An Update on FileZilla and Storj March 28, 2018
    The FileZilla Project has been busy. In the last few months, the open source FTP application has added new integrations, including one with Microsoft for Azure integration with FileZilla Pro. We talke …
  • A Hitchhiker’s Guide to Distributed Systems March 26, 2018
    By JT Olio, Director of EngineeringHello, I’m JT Olio! I’m excited to have the opportunity to introduce myself to you as Storj’s new Director of Engineering. This will be my fourth time building a dis …
  • Warren Weber on the Quantity Theory of Money for Tokens March 19, 2018
    Since Bitcoin made its debut more than nine years ago, economists have continually debated how tokens and cryptocurrencies relate to (and differ from) traditional monetary economics. These economic th …
  • Great team. Huge opportunity. Solving an enormous problem: Why I'm joining Storj Labs March 12, 2018
    By Ben GolubOver the course of my career, I’ve had the unique privilege of working for six startups, three as CEO. While there are no guarantees in the startup world, there are few things as exciting …
  • The Next Generation of Storj March 12, 2018
    As we got ready to tell the world about Ben Golub joining the Storj team, I reflected on how we got here. Storj began four years ago when I was working on a personal project using tons of data from th …
  • Our ETHDenver Hackathon Experience March 8, 2018
    Several members of the Storj team spent a weekend in Denver in mid-February to represent Storj at ETHDenver, a 36-hour hackathon. As a sponsor of the event, we got to add a challenge to participants—t …
  • Quarterly Update: Storj Town Hall #2 March 6, 2018
    In our second town hall, the Storj team updated the community on what we’ve been up to this past quarter. Watch the replay to learn about our plans for the next generation of the Storj network, our pr …
  • You’re Invited! Next Storj Town Hall Feb. 27 February 22, 2018
    By Nadine Farah Storj Labs is happy to invite everyone in our community to participate in our quarterly town hall meeting, accessible worldwide. At the meeting, the Storj team will discuss our enginee …
  • The Future of Healthcare— A Conversation with Walter De Brouwer February 20, 2018
    By Jodi Smith If Walter De Brouwer is right, it won’t be long before individuals will own and control their own medical data and actually partner with doctors to get better care when they need medical …
  • Building the Decentralized Future at ETHDenver February 15, 2018
    Storj Labs is a sponsor of the inaugural ETHDenver, a 36-hour hackathon with talks and workshops, on February 16-18. As sponsors, the Storj team will be working with hackathon participants and event a …
  • Getting From Petabytes to Exabytes: The Road Ahead January 19, 2018
    Since we launched the Storj network, our growth has been phenomenal. In the last six months alone, we’ve scaled the amount of data stored by about 50 percent each month. Today, we are storing over 30P …