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

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Swift in Sahara

Sahara is a project within OpenStack intended for data processing. This is achieved by creating a Hadoop cluster using the various components available in OpenStack. Sahara was formerly known as Savanna project. The following diagram shows the architecture of Sahara:

Swift in Sahara

Sahara uses various OpenStack components in order to enable the Hadoop cluster. The Horizon Dashboard service can be used to perform activities such as creation of a cluster, registration of images for the cluster, creation of jobs, and so on. The Keystone service is used to perform authentication for various components. The Glance service is used to register images in ...

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