I'd be interested in the differences this has to using swift global clusters?


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
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