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.
As a follow-up to the first article of this how-to series, this article will be about selecting the proper tests, aggregating the results and performing smoke tests. Selecting the proper test patterns Each benchmarking tool has its own features and options. It is important to review them and choose the appropriate ones to make the tool performing the test you… Read more →
A few weeks ago was the OpenStack Design Summit in Atlanta, GA where we, developers, discussed and designed the new OpenStack release (Juno) coming up. I’ve been there mainly to discuss Ceilometer upcoming developments. The summit has been great. It was my third OpenStack design summit, and the first one not being a PTL, meaning it was a largely more… Read more →
Six months have passed since Hong Kong and it is always really exciting to see all the folks from the community gathered all-together in a (bit chilly) convention center. As far I saw from the submitted and accepted talks, Ceph continues its road to the top. There is still a huge growing interest about Ceph. On tuesday May 13th, Josh… Read more →
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 →
This is a repost of the blog posted on Thursday May 22nd 2014 on Wired Innovations Insights Last week in Atlanta during the OpenStack Summit, I gave a talk on “Are enterprises ready for the OpenStack transformation” [slides|video]. In this talk, I suggest that OpenStack is a game changer, both by definition and because of how it’s following the AWS… Read more →
If you missed our presentations at the OpenStack Summit in Atlanta, you have a second chance to see them with the videos bellow. High Availability in Neutron – Getting the L3 Agent Right Speakers: Emilien Macchi and Sylvain Afchain Slides: Neutron-L3-HA-Summit-eNovance-template.pdf. To provide public connectivity to virtual machines, you can install the Neutron L3 Agent which aims to connect your… Read more →