OpenStack Swift mid-cycle hackathon summary Last week more than 30 people from all over the world met at the Rackspace office in San Antonio, TX for the Swift mid-cycle hackathon. All major companies contributing to Swift sent people, including Fujitsu, HPE, IBM, Intel, NTT, Rackspace, Red Hat, and Swiftstack. As always it was a packed week with a lot of… Read more →
I’d like to share a few highlights regarding Swift during last weeks OpenStack Summit in Vancouver. From my experience it was the best summit so far – for Swift as well as overall. Swift usage There were several companies that published their Swift cluster size, with Rackspace still leading with more than a hundred PB. Many more companies run Swift… Read more →
OpenStack Swift is an object storage solution built for massive scale with a focus on durability and availability of the stored data. The latest release, 2.0, is the biggest change in the history of the project since the open source release four years ago and adds a new feature called Storage Policies.
There was a lot of interest in Swift during the Juno OpenStack Summit in Atlanta and sessions and workshops were very well attended. More than 30 sessions were directly or indirectly related to Swift, its use cases and discussion on the past, current and future development of Swift. Thanks to all the awesome people who are developing and using Swift… Read more →