[glance] Doc about swift as backend

Donny Davis donny at fortnebula.com
Fri Mar 5 15:23:59 UTC 2021

I would say that if you're building a public facing service the
multi-tenant approach makes sense. If this is internal then a single tenant
is the way to go IMO.

On Fri, Mar 5, 2021 at 9:35 AM Brian Rosmaita <rosmaita.fossdev at gmail.com>

> On 3/4/21 8:04 AM, Cristina Mayo Sarmiento wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > Are there any specific documentation about how to configure Swift as
> > backend of Glance service? I've found this:
> > https://docs.openstack.org/glance/latest/configuration/configuring.html
> > but I'm not sure what are the options I need. Firstly, I follow the
> > installation guides of glance:
> > https://docs.openstack.org/glance/latest/install/install-ubuntu.htmland
> > I have now file as store but I'rather change it.
> The only thing I'm aware of is the "configuring swift" section of that
> doc you already found:
> https://docs.openstack.org/glance/latest/configuration/configuring.html#configuring-the-swift-storage-backend
> The first decision you have to make is whether to use single tenant (all
> images stored in an account "owned" by glance) or multi-tenant (the data
> for an image owned by tenant T is stored in T's account in swift).
> There are pros and cons to each; you may want to add [ops] to your
> subject and see if other operators can give you some advice.  They may
> also know of some other helpful documentation.
> >
> > Thanks!

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