Category Archives: Community

Support the Ada Initiative: a challenge to the open storage community

I’d like to take a moment away from your regularly scheduled storage revolution to talk about the Ada Initiative: who they are, what they do, and why it is important to open source storage communities. I’m also going to challenge you to raise $8192 for them, and I’ll match that dollar for dollar if you do. […]

Ceph Developer Summit: Hammer

As many of you Ceph Day attendees are no doubt aware, we’re fast approaching the release date for the ‘Giant’ release of Ceph. With that, it’s time to get together at another virtual Ceph Developer Summit and chat about what development work is going in to the ‘Hammer’ release. Blueprint submissions are open now, so […]

Ceph Submissions Abound for OpenStack Paris

Twitter || Facebook || Google+ || Lists/IRC Voting for submissions is well underway for the next OpenStack summit, and this one is shaping up to be another great place to talk about Ceph. Almost fifty talks are currently available for voting on the OpenStack site! Ceph has been steadily gaining popularity in the OpenStack world, […]

Lots Going on with Ceph

While we knew that after the acquisition of Inktank life would accelerate again, it seems like the Ceph community is quickly approaching ludicrous speed, and it shows no sign of slowing down. We have had some amazing participation in the various endeavors, but it would be completely understandable if you had missed something amidst the […]

Ceph Developer Summit: G/H

Hard to believe another quarter has gone by in the world of Ceph development! So much has happened with the release of Firefly (late, but well worth the wait!), another smashing OpenStack Developer Summit, and of course the acquisition of Inktank. As the dust settles from all of the hustle and bustle we’re looking to […]

Ceph Calamari Goes Open Source

Today Red Hat is following through on one of my favorite promises from the acquisition: we’re open sourcing Calamari, the management platform for Ceph. Originally delivered as a proprietary dashboard included with Inktank Ceph Enterprise, Calamari has some really great visualization stuff for your cluster as well as the long term goal of being the […]

Storage Hackathon Before OpenStack Developer Summit!

For those of you attending the OpenStack Developer Summit next week in Atlanta, don’t miss the Open Source Storage Hackathon the Sunday before! Originally slated as a Gluster community event, our Red Hat family has expanded it to include all manner of Open Source storage hacking fodder. Read below for John Mark Walker’s description of […]

Red Hat to acquire Inktank

Today we are announcing some very big news: Red Hat is acquiring Inktank, the company behind Ceph. We are very excited about what this means for Ceph, the community, the team, our partners, and our customers. Ceph has come a long way in the ten years since the first line of code has been written, […]

Ceph Days and Developer Summit Giant

The past couple of weeks have been a veritable sharknado of activity for the Ceph Community. From our most successful Ceph Day yet last week in Frankfurt, Germany, to another great quarterly developer summit as work begins on the “Giant” release. It is great to see that the engagement and adoption trends are continuing and […]

Vote for Ceph Talks at OpenStack Summit: Atlanta

There is only a little over a week left to vote for OpenStack Summit talks for the upcoming Atlanta event. While it can be hard to narrow down the list since there are so many great talks, we thought it might be helpful to create a short list of talks that touch on Ceph or […]

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