Whether you want to build the software, run it, grow the community or just learn more about it, there will be content, workshops and design sessions for you to attend at the OpenStack Summit, Oct 15-18 in San Diego. Stick around Friday for the first OpenStack service day, a 1/2 day beach cleanup.
This session will include the following subject(s):
Automatic ring construction and maintenance:
The ring is the heart of swift, but correctly populating it, and keeping it up to date is currently left for manual intervention. This session is intended to discuss approaches to automating initial ring construction, as well as consideration in maintaining the ring. Initial construction maps available disks to zones in the ring. Disk removal and addition trigger swift activity try to achieve the desired replica count and weight balance across the cluster. This activity can lead to replication storms, impacting user experience. During the session we’ll discuss best practices and strategies to minimize these impacts