Hi, I'd be interested in the differences this has to using swift global clusters?
Cheers, Sam On 12/10/2013, at 3:49 AM, "Coles, Alistair" <alistair.co...@hp.com> wrote: > We’ve just committed a first set of patches to gerrit that address this > blueprint: > > https://blueprints.launchpad.net/swift/+spec/cluster-federation > > Quoting from that page: “The goal of this work is to enable account contents > to be dispersed across multiple clusters, motivated by (a) accounts that > might grow beyond the remaining capacity of a single cluster and (b) clusters > offering differentiated service levels such as different levels of redundancy > or different storage tiers. Following feedback at the Portland summit, the > work is initially limited to dispersal at the container level, i.e. each > container within an account may be stored on a different cluster, whereas > every object within a container will be stored on the same cluster.” > > It is work in progress, but we’d welcome feedback on this thread, or in > person for anyone who might be at the hackathon in Austin next week. > The bulk of the new features are in this patch: > https://review.openstack.org/51236 (Middleware module for container > forwarding.) > > There’s a couple of patches refactoring/adding support to existing modules: > https://review.openstack.org/51242 (Refactor proxy/controllers obj & base > http code) > https://review.openstack.org/51228 (Store x-container-attr-* headers in > container db.) > > And some tests… > https://review.openstack.org/51245 (Container-forwarding unit and functional > tests) > > > Regards, > Alistair Coles, Eric Deliot, Aled Edwards > > HP Labs, Bristol, UK > ------------------------- > Hewlett-Packard Limited registered Office: Cain Road, Bracknell, Berks RG12 > 1HN . Registered No: 690597 England > The contents of this message and any attachments to it are confidential and > may be legally privileged. If you have received this message in error, you > should delete it from your system immediately and advise the sender. > > > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackemail@example.com > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev
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