[Openstack] [Swift] : Proxy Node in PUT Command

Clay Gerrard clay.gerrard at gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 17:14:23 UTC 2017

No, it's not store and forward - the proxy is write-through - proxy takes a
chunk off the network from client and immediately sends the chunk out to
the backend storage nodes.


On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 7:09 AM, Sameer Kulkarni <ksameersrk at gmail.com>

> Hi All,
> When a PUT operation is issued by Client, I have read that it goes to
> proxy and then Ring algorithm decides the 3(Replica Count) Nodes, to which
> it is transferred simultaneously.
> I just wanted to clarify If the proxy Node, actually stores (copies) the
> object from the client(local copy) and then proceeds to the 3 nodes or
> Proxy Node just delegate the path (As in Not store at Proxy Node) from
> Client to 3 nodes.
> Thank you
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