Category Archives: RGW

A use case of Tengine, a drop-in replacement and fork of nginx

I experimented with Taobao’s fork of nginx, Tengine, in front of an object storage cluster. I was surprised by the results.

Ceph is the new black. It goes with everything!

In my (rather brief) time digging in to Ceph and working with the community, most discussions generally boil down to two questions: “How does Ceph work?” and “What can I do with Ceph?” The first question has garnered a fair amount of attention in our outreach efforts. Ross Turk’s post “More Than an Object Store” [...]

Atomicity of RESTful radosgw operations

A while back we worked on radosgw doing atomic reads and writes. The first issue was making sure that two or more concurrent writers that write to the same object don’t end up with an inconsistent object. That is the “atomic PUT” issue. We also wanted to be able to make sure that when one [...]

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