Implementing Cloud Storage with OpenStack Swift

Implementing Cloud Storage with OpenStack Swift

By: Amar Kapadia (author), Kris Rajana (author), Sreedhar Varma (author)Paperback

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This tutorialbased book has a step by step approach for each topic, ensuring it is thoroughly covered and easy to follow. If you are an IT architect or administrator who wants to enter the world of cloud storage using OpenStack Swift, then this book is ideal for you. Whether your job is to build, manage, or use OpenStack Swift, this book is an excellent way to move your career ahead.

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About Author

Amar Kapadia is a storage technologist and blogger based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently the Senior Director of Strategy for EVault's LongTerm Storage Service, a subsidiary of Seagate. With over 20 years of experience in storage, server, and I/O technologies at Emulex, Philips, and HP, Amar's current passion is cloud and object storage technologies based on OpenStack Swift. He holds a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. When not working on OpenStack Swift, Amar can be found working on Open Compute Platform technologies, MongoDB, PHP, AJAX, or jQuery. Amar's blogs can be found at 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 was involved in building system software for Stratus Fault Tolerant and High Availability systems. He has good working experience with SAN, NAS, and iSCSI networks as well as various storage arrays (Dothill, IBM, EMC, Hitachi, and Oracle Pillar). Sreedhar is currently involved with object storage implementations (Swift, Ceph) and developing software using corresponding REST APIs. Sreedhar has a Master's degree in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts. He is presently working for Vedams Software (providing storage engineering services). In the past, he has worked for Stratus Technologies, Compaq, Digital Equipment Corp, and IBM. Kris Rajana is an entrepreneur, passionate in building globally distributed teams to develop and maintain innovative products and solutions. His areas of interests include tape, DAS, NAS, SAN, and fast emerging technologies (Cloud, SDN, SDS, and Flash Arrays). Kris has over 20 years of experience in managing engineering teams in areas including space and aviation at BFGoodrich Aerospace and storage at Snap Appliance (currently Overland Storage) Adaptec, Xyratex, and Sullego. Currently, as the CEO of Vedams, Kris takes immense pride in his team and its development that leads to execution excellence. Kris's current passion is application of Big Data concepts to improve reliability and uptime of systems. Kris is a student and sevak at San Jose Chinmaya Mission. Kris also serves on the board of the Pratham Bay Area Chapter. Kris and Vedams sponsor the Pratham Urban Learning Center in Hyderabad. Kris earned his doctorate in engineering science from the Pennsylvania State University and keeps abreast with emerging management methodologies through his affiliation with Stanford University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 17/05/2014
  • ISBN13: 9781782168058
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 140
  • ID: 9781782168058
  • weight: 254
  • ISBN10: 1782168052

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