Swift 101: Technology & Architecture for Beginners
Swift is an object storage system designed for data that needs to be instantly accessible, stored forever, and accessible from multiple devices. In short, it is the engine that runs the biggest storage clouds on the planet. This session will cover Swift’s architecture, its technology capabilities, and real-world infrastructure-as-a-service use cases. This OpenStack Swift introduction is great for attendees who want to understand the design goals of Swift and how they can best make use of this OpenStack component. It will be an informative introduction for those interested in running Swift or contributing to the Swift project.
CEO, SwiftStack, SwiftStack
Joe Arnold is co-founder and CEO of SwiftStack, a leading provider of object storage software. SwiftStack's customers include some of the largest web and enterprise IT organizations. Joe managed the first public OpenStack launch of Swift after its release as an open source project. He has been active in the OpenStack community since 2010. |
Joe is the author of Object Storage with Swift published by O'Reilly Media.
PTL, OpenStack Object Storage, SwiftStack
John Dickinson is Director of Technology at SwiftStack. SwiftStack is a technology innovator of private cloud storage for today’s applications, powered by OpenStack Object Storage. John serves as the Project Technical Lead for OpenStack Swift. John has been involved in the development of Swift since 2009. John has spoken at many conferences, summits, and meetups around the world, including the OpenStack Summit, OSCON, and LinuxConf Australia.
Tuesday May 13, 2014 11:15am - 11:55am
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