Ceph Performance Weekly

Every Wednesday the Ceph community convenes to discuss the ongoing performance work related to Ceph. The collaborative work by a number of different individuals and organizations is what has helped Ceph performance to come so far in such a short amount of time. Please join us if you are interested in all things Ceph performance.

When: Every Wed, 8am PST
Where: Blue Jeans teleconference
Recordings: All calls will be recorded for later viewing.
Mailing list: to receive announcements, watch the ceph-users list.
Dial-in information
Intercall Toll Free Dial-In Number (US & Canada): (800) 451-8679
Conference code: 944 567 299

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Ceph Benchmarking Tool (CBT)

CBT is a testing harness written in python that can automate a variety of tasks related to testing the performance of Ceph clusters. CBT records system metrics with collectl, it can optionally collect more information using a number of tools including perf, blktrace, and valgrind. In addition to basic benchmarks, CBT can also do advanced testing that includes automated OSD outages, erasure coded pools, and cache tier configurations.

Ceph Benchmarking Tool

Use Cases

A number of use cases and reference architectures are available to the Ceph community to see what other experts are doing to setup and tune their clusters for particular workloads. Take a look and see if there is something that can give a head start to your own performance tuning efforts.

Use Cases

Tuning

As knowledge in the Ceph community deepens, we are starting to see a collection of tuning experts and guides. If you have a tuning guide to add to the list, please let us know!
ceph-community@ceph.com

All Flash Xeon Tuning Guide