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Learn how to gain maximum benefit from Swift, the highly available, distributed, object/blob store for OpenStack. Written by members of the team who maintain Swift, this practical book gets system administrators up to speed on Swift’s use and administration, and includes advanced topics.
Swift promises flexibility and robustness in data storage for virtual environments. This book helps get the most from its features so you can squeeze out the performance you need in OpenStack storage.
Joe Arnold is co-founder and CEO of SwiftStack, a leading provider ofobject storage software. An innovator in cloud-computinginfrastructure, Joe has been examining, addressing, and buildingsolutions that help move today's cloud reality forward when it comesto speed, scale, and power. He built one of the first widely-usedcloud platforms-as-a-service (PaaS) on top of Amazon Web Services atEngine Yard, managed the first public OpenStack launch of Swift afterits release as an open source project. He has subsequently deployedmultiple large-scale cloud storage systems. While at Engine Yard, headditionally oversaw the development of their Ruby on Rails deploymentplatform, AppCloud and managing the open source efforts of Rails 3,JRuby and Rubinius. Joe has been active in the OpenStack communitysince 2010. He has also authored a popular book on yo-yo techniquescalled “From Beginner to Spinner.