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OpenStack Object Storage (Swift) Essentials by Sreedhar Varma, Kris Rajana, Amar Kapadia

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Chapter 9. Tuning Your Swift Installation

OpenStack Swift's tremendous flexibility means that it has a very large number of tuning options. Therefore, users using Swift as a private cloud will need to tune their installation to optimize performance, durability, and availability for their unique workload. This chapter walks you through a performance benchmarking tool and the basic mechanisms available for tuning your Swift cluster.

Performance benchmarking

There are several tools that can be used to benchmark the performance of your Swift cluster against a specific workload. COSBench, ssbench, and swift-bench are the most popular tools available. This chapter discusses COSBench, given its completeness and the availability of graphical user interfaces ...

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