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Architecture & Design Principles for OpenStack Swift Object Storage Platform

Speaker:

John Dickinson
Director of Technology, SwiftStack
OpenStack Swift Project Technical Lead

John joined SwiftStack as Director of Technology coming from Rackspace where he worked on Rackspace Cloud Files and OpenStack Swift, the large-scale distributed object storage system which SwiftStack is built on. As the Project Technical Lead (PTL) for OpenStack Swift, John is also leading much of its community development efforts.

Topics to be covered:

Architecture  & Design Principles Overview, led by John Dickinson &  Rob Daly (Solutions Architect, SwiftStack)

Use Cases
Selecting and optimizing hardware for Swift
System Components (Proxy Server, Account / Container / Object, Replication, the Ring)

Part 2 – Networking
Part 3 – Failure Handling
Part 4 – Global Clusters
Part 5 - Benchmarking
Part 6 – Integration & API 


What’s next in Swift, Discussion Wrapup, led by John Dickinson

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  • Diego B.

    Software developer @ ThoughtWorks, and geek on my free time

    February 12, 2014

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