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February 13, 2017

Do not use SMR disks with Ceph

Many new disks like the Seagate He8 disks are using a technique called Shingled Magnetic Recording to increase capacity. As these disks offer a very low price per Gigabyte they seem interesting to use in a Ceph cluster. Performance Due to the nature of SMR these disks are very, very, very bad when it comes … Continue reading Do not use SMR disks with Ceph

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