Multi-Cloud Object Storage

MinIO offers high-performance, S3 compatible object storage. Native to Kubernetes, MinIO is the only object storage suite available on every public cloud, every Kubernetes distribution, the private cloud and the edge. MinIO is software-defined and is 100% open source under GNU AGPL v3.

MinIO supports the widest range of use cases across the largest number of environments. Cloud native since inception, MinIO’s software-defined suite runs seamlessly in the public cloud, private cloud and at the edge - making it a leader in the hybrid cloud and multi-cloud object storage. With industry leading performance and scalability, MinIO can deliver a range of use cases from AI/ML, analytics, backup/restore and modern web and mobile apps.

Hybrid and Multi-Cloud.

MinIO is a natural fit for enterprises looking for a consistent, performant and scalable object store for their hybrid cloud strategies. Kubernetes-native by design, S3 compatible from inception, MinIO has more than 7.7M instances running in AWS, Azure and GCP today - more than the rest of the private cloud combined. When added to millions of private cloud instances and extensive edge deployments - MinIO is the hybrid cloud leader.

Hybrid Cloud

Born cloud native.

MinIO was built from scratch in the last four years and is native to the technologies and architectures that define the cloud. These include containerization, orchestration with Kubernetes, microservices and multi-tenancy. No other object store is more Kubernetes-friendly.

Cloud Native

MinIO is pioneering high performance object storage.

MinIO is the world’s fastest object storage server. With READ/WRITE speeds of 325 GiB/s and 165 GiB/s on standard hardware with default parity (EC:4), object storage can operate as the primary storage tier for a diverse set of workloads ranging from Spark, Presto, TensorFlow, as well as a replacement for Hadoop HDFS.

High performance

Built on the principles of web scale.

MinIO leverages the hard won knowledge of the web scalers to bring a simple scaling model to object storage. At MinIO, scaling starts with a single cluster which can be federated with other MinIO clusters to create a global namespace, spanning multiple data centers if needed. It is one of the reasons that more than half the Fortune 500 runs MinIO.


The #1 open source object store. And the most enterprise ready.

MinIO is 100% open source under the Affero General Public License Version 3 (AGPLv3). This means that MinIO’s customers are free from lock in, free to inspect, free to innovate, free to modify and free to redistribute. The diversity of its deployments have hardened the software in ways that proprietary software can never offer.

Open Source S3 + Enterprise Grade

The defacto standard for Amazon S3 compatibility.

Amazon’s S3 API is the defacto standard in the object storage world. MinIO is the defacto standard for S3 compatibility and was one of the first to adopt the API and the first to add support for S3 Select. More than 750 organizations, including Microsoft Azure, use MinIO’s S3 Gateway - more than the rest of the industry combined.

Amazon S3 Compatibility

Simply powerful.

Minimalism is a guiding design principle at MinIO. Simplicity reduces opportunities for errors, improves uptime, delivers reliability while serving as the foundation for performance in both hybrid and multi-cloud installations. MinIO can be installed and configured within minutes. The amount of configuration options and variations are kept to a minimum which results in near-zero system administration tasks and fewer paths to failures.

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While MinIO object storage is 100% Open Source under AGPL v3, there are organizations who prefer the benefits of commercial license. A commercial license comes with access to the SUBNET support experience which includes all current and future versions of the product(s), 24/7/365, direct-to-engineer support, SUBNET Health diagnostics and other features designed to support production deployments.

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The World's Fastest Growing Object Storage System

MinIO production deployments cover the entire globe. As the most starred and downloaded object storage server in the industry, its influence is growing daily - powered by an extraordinary community of contributors and evangelists.

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