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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

By : Egle Sigler, Kevin Jackson, Cody Bunch
Book Image

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

By: Egle Sigler, Kevin Jackson, Cody Bunch

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook Third Edition
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Installing OpenStack Object Storage services – storage nodes

The storage nodes run a number of OpenStack Object Storage services. These services and libraries can be installed using apt, and they are listed as follows:

  • swift: These are the underlying common files shared among other OpenStack Object Storage packages, including the Swift client

  • swift-account: This is the account service for accessing OpenStack Object Storage

  • swift-object: This is the package responsible for object storage and the orchestration of rsync

  • swift-container: This is the package for the OpenStack Object Storage container server

  • rsyncd: This is the file replication daemon for replicating our objects across our storage nodes

  • python-keystoneclient: These are the clients, as well as libraries, allowing services to communicate with Keystone

  • python-webob: This is the Python module providing WSGI requests and response objects

Getting ready

Ensure that you are logged in to the swift storage nodes. If you created these nodes with...