OpenStack object storage News
May 17, 2017
The Cinder, Swift and Manila OpenStack storage projects focused on performance, stability, scalability and enterprise-level capabilities in the latest Ocata release cycle.
November 14, 2016
Storage updates in OpenStack's Newton release include at-rest data encryption in Swift, a message API for async tasks in Cinder and driver-assisted migration in Manila.
July 18, 2016
Cisco and OpenStack-based object storage vendor SwiftStack have teamed on a highly dense, turnkey object storage appliance. It marks Cisco’s first foray into object storage software and gives ...
October 30, 2014
SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold takes stock of the competitive landscape for his company’s OpenStack-based object storage software and future product direction.
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OpenStack Swift, also known as OpenStack Object Storage, is an open source object storage system that is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license and runs on standard server hardware. Continue Reading
OpenStack Swift doesn't have to be scary. You can use the command line, zones and access control lists to make object storage management a little easier. Continue Reading
Reliable Autonomic Distributed Object Store (RADOS) is an object storage service with the ability to scale to thousands of hardware devices by making use of management software that runs on each of the individual nodes. RADOS is an integral part of the Ceph distributed storage system. Continue Reading
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OpenStack is the only show in town when it comes to open source stack options. While it's popular and can partner with major vendors, it likely requires significant automation. Continue Reading
This guide explores the block, object and cloud storage offerings from OpenStack, one of the most sought-after open source storage platforms. Continue Reading
Object storage system use cases are growing, and their unique metadata capabilities are a good match for big data environments. Continue Reading
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IBM SmartCloud Enterprise–Object Storage cloud service plans to expand and offer customers 99.999% availability with three or more copies of data. Continue Reading
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Traditional RAID methods and their rebuild processes have some shops suffering long downtimes -- enter erasure codes and multi-copy mirroring. Continue Reading
OpenStack Swift uses regions, zones, servers, drives for data placement and places three copies of each object in unique-as-possible locations. Continue Reading
Learn how to encrypt two kinds of IaaS storage for data protection. Continue Reading