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Cloud Storage - Best Practices - SwiftStack Object Storage


The performance of S3 reads is better when multiple mount paths are created instead of one single mount path.

Therefore, depending on the estimated Front-End Terabyte (FET) capacity in your environment, create a mount path for every 25 terabyte (TB) of data. See Capacity License - Capacity Calculation for more details on how to calculate the FET.

For example if the estimation is 100 TB, then create 4 mount paths.

For SwiftStack Object Storage, each mount path should use a different container.

In addition, make sure that the Spill and Fill Mount Paths option is enabled in the Library Properties. This setting will help to distribute the objects across different partitions in the bucket, making the retrieval of the objects faster. For more information on this option, see Parameters for Mount Path Usage.

See Also: Cloud Connection Performance Tuning