NOTE: Hummingbird is no longer under active development.
Hummingbird is a scalable, performant distributed object storage system written in Go that is also a drop in replacement for OpenStack Swift with minimal migration. The goal is to keep the same protocols and on-disk layout while dramatically improving performance.
Development, deployment and administration documentation can be found here
The following tests were run on 5 nodes with 128GB of RAM, 10 960GB SSD, and 45 10T drives each and 10Gb networking. The systems were configured to use an EC scheme of 4 data and 2 parity shards. Each run was for 1,000,000 objects at 250 concurency through a single
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