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From "marios@redhat.com" <mandr...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: 'A Blob by any other name'...
Date Mon, 06 Sep 2010 14:53:00 GMT
'buckets' and 'blobs' it is then...


On 30/08/10 13:11, Michal Fojtik wrote:
> On 30/08/10 08:11 -0400, Jeff Darcy wrote:
>> On 08/26/2010 05:49 PM, David Lutterkort wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2010-08-26 at 10:29 +0100, marios@redhat.com 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.
>>
>> Ditto. Anybody dealing with this API is probably familiar with the S3
>> "bucket" terminology and will understand the mapping to other systems.
>> "Blob" isn't part of that terminology but is pretty intuitive while
>> "object" is too laden with other associations.
>
> +1 for 'buckets' and 'blobs'
>
> -- Michal
>


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