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From Wikitech

Overview of Swift, as implemented in Wikimedia production.

Quick Notes

If you need a different document, most of the stuff written about swift in wikitech is part of the Swift Category.

What is Swift

Openstack Swift is a scalable fault tolerant clustered object storage system.

Other documentation

  • As Swift behaves as a general-purpose application layer, the CDN caching documentation will accurately reflect Swift caching behaviors
  • Media storage is the documentation for the media storage infrastructure in general, including all other layers