At Rackspace we have pushed swift to its limits. While it has performed amazingly well over the years there have been some pretty hairy moments and there are still some unresolved issues. We will share some horror stories about features gone wrong and some larger issues that we are in part trying to solve by rewriting the object server layer in golang.
Michael is a principal engineer at Rackspace, where he's worked for seven non-consecutive years. He was one of the original implementers of Swift and has been a core contributor since OpenStack's inception.
David is a software developer at Rackspace and has been on the CloudFiles team working on Openstack Swift since 2010. A Core contributor since 2011, David is an active member of the Openstack Swift Community.