Associated Projects

Associated Projects

Application Bindings


  • 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.

External Integration

  • 1space - Multi-cloud synchronization tool - supports Swift and S3 APIs
  • swift-metadata-sync - Propagate OpenStack Swift object metadata into Elasticsearch

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

  • ProxyFS - Integrated file and object access for Swift object storage
  • 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-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).
  • runway - Runway sets up a swift-all-in-one (SAIO) dev environment in an lxc container.
  • Multi Swift - Bash scripts to spin up multiple Swift clusters sharing the same hardware


  • Glance - Provides services for discovering, registering, and retrieving virtual machine images (for OpenStack Compute [Nova], for example).
  • 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
  • swiftbackmeup - Utility that allows one to create backups and upload them to OpenStack Swift
  • s3compat - S3 API compatibility checker
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