storage

Object storage with OpenStack Swift gained an important feature in yesterday's 2.0 release with the addition of storage policies. John Dickinson, Swift Program Technical Lead, called storage policies the "biggest thing to happen to Swift since it was open-sourced four years ago." So what exactly... Read more
0 comments Posted 9 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Innovative ideas for cloud storage
Udo Seidel is no stranger to dealing with enormous file stores. Udo is Section Manager for Linux Strategy and Server Automation at Amadeus Data Processing GmbH and will be giving a talk with Vijay Bellur at DevNation in San Francisco, California later this month on developing applications with... Read more
1 comment Posted 3 Apr 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Cloud storage blocks
Without solid storage, the data of the cloud lives only in the moment. Within OpenStack, storage comes in two flavors: object storage, which stores chunks of information, and block storage, which is more analogous to the traditional idea of a disk drive image. Block storage in OpenStack is handled... Read more
3 comments Posted 18 Mar 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed