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OpenStack Object Storage (Swift) Essentials Paperback – 30 May 2015

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  • Paperback: 174 pages
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing Limited (May 30, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1785283596
  • ISBN-13: 978-1785283598
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.4 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 399 g
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About the Author

Amar Kapadia is a storage technologist and blogger based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is currently the senior director of product marketing for Mirantis, the #1 pure-play OpenStack company. Prior to Mirantis, he was the senior director of strategy for EVault's Long-Term Storage Service, a public cloud storage offering based on OpenStack Swift. He has over 20 years of experience in storage, server, and I/O technologies at Emulex, Philips, and HP. Amar's current passion is in cloud and object storage technologies. 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 technologies such as Kubernetes, MongoDB, PHP, or jQuery. His blogs can be found at Kris Rajana is a technologist and serial entrepreneur, passionate about building globally distributed teams to deliver innovative infrastructure solutions. His areas of interest include data infrastructure and fast-emerging open source cloud storage technologies, such as OpenStack, Cloud Foundry, Dockers/Containers, and big data. As the CEO of Vedams and Biarca (an offshoot of Vedams), he takes immense pride in his team and its development, which leads to excellence in execution. Kris has over 20 years of experience in managing engineering teams in fields such as space, aviation, storage at BFGoodrich Aerospace, Snap Appliance (currently Overland Storage), Adaptec, Xyratex, and Sullego. His current passion is DevOps, and he likes to leverage leading open source cloud technologies to make enterprises more agile, speed up the development and deployment of modern enterprise applications, and make IT operations more efficient. Kris earned his doctorate in engineering science from Pennsylvania State University. He is a member of the board of the Pratham Bay Area Chapter. Along with the Vedams team, he is a sponsor of an urban learning center in Hyderabad. He is a student and sevak of the San Jose Chinmaya mission. Sreedhar Varma has more than 15 years of experience in the storage industry, and has worked on various storage technologies such as SCSI, SAS, SATA, FC HBA drivers (Adaptec, Emulex, Qlogic, Promise, and so on), RAID, storage stacks of various operating systems, and system software for fault-tolerant and high-availability systems. He has good experience with SAN, NAS, and iSCSI networks; various storage arrays (Dothill, IBM, EMC, Netapp, Oracle Pillar, and so on); object storage implementations (Swift and Ceph); and software development using the corresponding REST APIs. Sreedhar is currently working for Vedams software providing storage engineering services. In the past, he has worked for Stratus Technologies, Compaq, Digital Equipment Corp, and IBM. He has a master's degree in computer science from the University of Massachusetts.

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