Hardening Openstack Swift is hard. The author is self-assertive enough to call this talk a "success story". In this talk a story of how Servers.com
, a service provider, managed to build a storage, capable of both storing huge amounts of backups, and serving dozens of gigabits of bandwidth via CDN simultaneously. The speech contains a detailed description of methods, improvements, workarounds and best practices invented, adopted and implemented by author's team.