Object Drives: A New Architectural Partitioning (Summer 2015)

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Monday, August 10, 2015
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A number of scale out storage solutions, as part of open source and other projects, are architected to scale out by incrementally adding and removing storage nodes. Example projects include:

Hadoop’s HDFS
Swift (OpenStack object storage)

Learning Objectives

What are object drives?
What value do they provide?
Where are they best deployed?