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From David Lutterkort <>
Subject Re: 'A Blob by any other name'...
Date Thu, 26 Aug 2010 21:49:40 GMT
On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 10:29 +0100, wrote:
> Hi, I have so far been using the nouns 'Container' and 'Blob' for the 
> entities in our (developing) cloud storage API. It was always the 
> intention to change these at some point so I thought it would be a good 
> idea to get some input from the wider group. A 'blob' is a uniquely 
> named collection of data, stored as a single entity (in S3/CloudFiles 
> 'Object'). A 'container' is a uniquely named grouping of blobs (in S3 
> 'Bucket' and CloudFiles 'Container').

My votes would be for buckets and blobs.


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