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Architecture & Design Principles for OpenStack Swift Object Storage Platform


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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  • Glenn M.

    I have just started delivering OpenStack course to HP internal. I am very interested in how it ties in with our HP CloudSystem and what customers will actually be able to do outside of the HP Cloud software.

    February 5, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looking forward to it

    December 22, 2013

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