Use SLDT to transfer data to SoftLayer object storage
Copy files to and from the SoftLayer object store with a simple Java tool
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Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: June 24, 2014
SoftLayer® provides an object storage service that is based on OpenStack Swift. You can transfer files to and from the object store by using the SoftLayer APIs and a command-line tool like cURL, but that can be tedious for large files. This article describes how to use a simple Java™ tool, SLDT, to handle authentication, object segmenting, and data transfer to and from the SoftLayer object store.
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