John Dickinson is a developer at Rackspace Hosting where he works on Rackspace’s Cloud Files product. He has been active in the OpenStack community since its inception and is the Project Technical Lead for OpenStack Swift. John has built enormous data storage clusters that store billions of objects and petabytes of data for customers. Rackspace Cloud Files is currently one of the largest production deployment of OpenStack Object Storage. Be sure to read John's personal blog for more insights on the OpenStack technologies.