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A Globally Distributed Storage Cloud with Disaster Recovery

At Cloud Expo, SwiftStack CEO Joe Arnold to discuss architectures and approaches for storage clouds deployed across geographies

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Like electricity, compute resources can readily scale up and burst, and workloads can easily operate geographically. Storage however is more like water, where moving large amounts of data can be very challenging, especially over distance.

In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Joe Arnold, CEO of SwiftStack, will cover architectures and approaches for storage clouds deployed across geographies. He will break down failure scenarios and disaster recovery behaviors (staying available during catastrophic failures), and the benefits that multi-site access can have to reduce application latency. Fast access that never goes down = happy users.

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Joe Arnold founded SwiftStack to deploy high-scale, open-source cloud storage systems using OpenStack. He managed the first public OpenStack Swift launch independent of Rackspace, and has subsequently deployed multiple large-scale cloud storage systems. He is currently building tools to deploy and manage OpenStack Swift with his firm, SwiftStack.

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