Associated Projects

Associated Projects

Application Bindings

  • OpenStack supported binding:
  • Unofficial libraries and bindings:
    • PHP-opencloud - Official Rackspace PHP bindings that should work for other Swift deployments too.
    • PyRAX - Official Rackspace Python bindings for CloudFiles that should work for other Swift deployments too.
    • - Official Rackspace .NET bindings that should work for other Swift deployments too.
    • RSwift - R API bindings.
    • Go language bindings
    • supload - Bash script to upload file to cloud storage based on OpenStack Swift API.
    • libcloud - Apache Libcloud - a unified interface in Python for different clouds with OpenStack Swift support.
    • SwiftBox - C# library using RestSharp
    • jclouds - Java library offering bindings for all OpenStack projects
    • java-openstack-swift - Java bindings for OpenStack Swift
    • swift_client - Small but powerful Ruby client to interact with OpenStack Swift
    • nightcrawler_swift - This Ruby gem teleports your assets to a OpenStack Swift bucket/container
    • swift storage - Simple OpenStack Swift storage client.
    • javaswift - Collection of Java tools for Swift


  • Keystone - Official Identity Service for OpenStack.
  • Swauth - An alternative Swift authentication service that only requires Swift itself.
  • Basicauth - HTTP Basic authentication support (keystone backed).

Command Line Access

  • Swiftly - Alternate command line access to Swift with direct (no proxy) access capabilities as well.

Log Processing

  • Slogging - Basic stats and logging tools.

Monitoring & Statistics

  • Swift Informant - Swift Proxy Middleware to send events to a statsd instance.
  • Swift Inspector - Swift middleware to relay information about a request back to the client.

Content Distribution Network Integration

  • SOS - Swift Origin Server.

Alternative API

  • Swift3 - Amazon S3 API emulation.
  • CDMI - CDMI support
  • SwiftHLM - a middleware for using OpenStack Swift with tape and other high latency media storage backends

Benchmarking/Load Generators

Custom Logger Hooks

Storage Backends (DiskFile API implementations)

  • Swift-on-File - Enables objects created using Swift API to be accessed as files on a POSIX filesystem and vice versa.
  • swift-ceph-backend - Ceph RADOS object server implementation for Swift.
  • kinetic-swift - Seagate Kinetic Drive as backend for Swift
  • swift-scality-backend - Scality sproxyd object server implementation for Swift.

Developer Tools

  • SAIO bash scripts - Well commented simple bash scripts for Swift all in one setup.
  • vagrant-swift-all-in-one - Quickly setup a standard development environment using Vagrant and Chef cookbooks in an Ubuntu virtual machine.
  • SAIO Ansible playbook - Quickly setup a standard development environment using Vagrant and Ansible in a Fedora virtual machine (with built-in Swift-on-File support).


  • Glance - Provides services for discovering, registering, and retrieving virtual machine images (for OpenStack Compute [Nova], for example).
  • Better Staticweb - Makes swift containers accessible by default.
  • Django Swiftbrowser - Simple Django web app to access OpenStack Swift.
  • Swift-account-stats - Swift-account-stats is a tool to report statistics on Swift usage at tenant and global levels.
  • PyECLib - High Level Erasure Code library used by Swift
  • liberasurecode - Low Level Erasure Code library used by PyECLib
  • Swift Browser - JavaScript interface for Swift
  • swift-ui - OpenStack Swift web browser
  • Swift Durability Calculator - Data Durability Calculation Tool for Swift
  • swiftbackmeup - Utility that allows one to create backups and upload them to OpenStack Swift
  • Multi Swift - Bash scripts to spin up multiple Swift clusters sharing the same hardware
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