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Tuesday, May 13 • 5:30pm - 6:10pm
Blocking and Tackling: Best Practices Using Cinder and Swift Together

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Cinder and Swift are two OpenStack projects that provide storage as a service. There are significant differences between the two however, in design, architecture, and use cases. This presentation by their respective project leads will clear up some of the confusion regarding the differences between these to projects as well as highlight their ideal use cases. While taking a closer look at the differences, we'll also talk about how each of them complement each other and desribe why using both is ideal for building a complete Cloud solution whether it be Public or Private.

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John Dickinson

Director of Technology at SwiftStack & Swift PTL, SwiftStack
John Dickinson is Director of Technology at SwiftStack. SwiftStack is a technology innovator of private cloud storage for today’s applications, powered by OpenStack Object Storage. John serves as the Project Technical Lead for OpenStack Swift and has been involved in the development... Read More →
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John Griffith

Principal Software Engineer, SolidFire
John Griffith, Principal Software Engineer at SolidFire, helped to create the Cinder project in OpenStack.  His primary responsibility at SolidFire is technical contributor to OpenStack.  He served as Technical Lead for the Block Storage Project since it's beginning through the... Read More →

Tuesday May 13, 2014 5:30pm - 6:10pm EDT
Room B103

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