Learn how to build cloud storage using OpenStack Swift with Packt's new book and eBook

June 2014 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the launch of Implementing Cloud Storage with OpenStack Swift, a practical, thorough guide that helps readers understand the OpenStack Swift architecture and how it can be used to build cloud storage. This book is available in both print and electronic formats. The print version is competitively priced at $39.99 while the eBook is available for just $20.39.

About the authors:

Amar Kapadia is currently the Senior Director of Strategy for EVault's Long-Term Storage Service, a subsidiary of Seagate. He has over 20 years of experience in the field and is also a storage technologist and blogger. In his spare time, he can be found working on Open Compute Platform technologies, MongoDB, PHP, AJAX, or jQuery.

Sreedhar Varma has more than 15 years of experience in the storage industry, developing storage software and solutions. He has worked on various storage technologies (such as SCSI, SAS, SATA, and FC), HBA drivers (Adaptec, Emulex, Qlogic, Promise, and so on), RAID, and storage stacks of various operating systems. He has also previously been involved in building system software for stratus fault tolerant and high availability systems. He is presently working for Vedams Software (providing storage engineering services).

Kris Rajana has over 20 years of experience in managing engineering teams in areas including space and aviation. As the CEO of Vedams, Kris takes immense pride in his team and its development, which leads to excellence of execution. His areas of interest include tape, DAS, NAS, SAN, and fast emerging technologies (Cloud, SDN, SDS, and Flash Arrays). Kris is an entrepreneur and is passionate about building globally distributed teams to develop and maintain innovative products and solutions.

Swift, OpenStack's cloud software project, allows users to quickly and efficiently build cloud storage, a method used widely to slash costs and improve usability. This book will provide readers with all the skills they need to build and operate their own cloud storage or use a third-party cloud.

With the help of this book, readers will learn how to install, use, and manage Swift with the help of step-by-step instructions and ample screenshots. With this book, readers will learn about the fundamentals of cloud storage and how OpenStack Swift can help with data transfer and access-control-list management using REST APIs. Readers will find this book to be an invaluable tool to get a head start in the world of cloud storage using OpenStack Swift.

This book is for IT architects and administrators who want to enter the world of cloud storage using OpenStack Swift. If readers wish to build, manage, or use OpenStack, this book is all they need.

Implementing Cloud Storage with OpenStack Swift
Design, implement and succesfully manage your own cloud storage cluster using the popular openstack swift software

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/implementing-cloud-storage-with-openstack-swift/book

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