I hope that this is just an early announcement of a thing that is going to mature into a fully distributed solution, or that it is made clear that this is like SQLite (Minio is to AWS/S3 as SQLite is to RDBMS systems [PostgreSQL, Oracle, etc.]) -- something intended to be smaller in scope and single node only. Leaving this fuzzy will lead to many people being confused and potentially someone depending on this system and later dealing with massive data loss when their drive or drives fail.
Could the developers of Minio please make a statement as to which direction they intending on going? Is this a single node S3-API compatible solution (which is valuable for a specific class of problems) or something that will eventually be designed to store data across 10s/100s/1000s of nodes geographically distributed all working together to maintain some degree of availability and data integrity?
What's Minio going to be when it grows up?