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Mosso Cloud Files

Description

This is a Ruby interface into the Rackspace Mosso Cloud Files service. Cloud Files is reliable, scalable and affordable web-based storage hosting for backing up and archiving all your static content. Cloud Files is the first and only cloud service that leverages a tier one CDN provider to create such an easy and complete storage-to-delivery solution for media content.

Installation

This gem is available on Github. To install it, do

gem sources -a http://gems.github.com

sudo gem install rackspace-cloudfiles

To use it in a Rails application, add the following information to your config/environment.rb

config.gem "rackspace-cloudfiles", :source => "http://gems.github.com", :lib => "cloudfiles"

Examples

See the class definitions for documentation on specific methods and operations.

require 'cloudfiles'

# Log into the Cloud Files system
cf = CloudFiles::Connection.new(USERNAME, API_KEY)

# Get a listing of all containers under this account
cf.containers
=> ["backup", "Books", "cftest", "test", "video", "webpics"]

# Access a specific container
container = cf.container('test')

# See how many objects are under this container
container.count
=> 3

# List the objects
container.objects
=> ["bigfile.txt", "new.txt", "test.txt"]

# Select an object
object = container.object('test.txt')

# Get that object's data
object.data
=> "This is test data"

Authors

Initial work by Major Hayden <major.hayden@rackspace.com>

Subsequent work by H. Wade Minter <wade.minter@rackspace.com>

License

See COPYING for license information. Copyright © 2009, Rackspace US, Inc.

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