These resources can help you learn about Ceph,
experiment, contribute, or kick off your new
The ceph-devel list is for developers, while ceph-users is for end-users and operators.
For more information, visit the Mailing Lists & IRC page.
Ceph’s code is managed in Github.
Information on issue tracking, project statistics, and build status can be found on the Development resources page.
The following publications are directly related to the current design of Ceph:
Ceph: Reliable, Scalable, and High-Performance Distributed Storage
Sage A. Weil.
Ph.D. thesis, University of California, Santa Cruz
RADOS: A Fast, Scalable, and Reliable Storage Service for Petabyte-scale Storage Clusters ( slides )
Sage A. Weil, Andrew W. Leung, Scott A. Brandt, Carlos Maltzahn.
Petascale Data Storage Workshop SC07
Ceph: A Scalable, High-Performance Distributed File System
Sage Weil, Scott A. Brandt, Ethan L. Miller, Darrell D. E. Long, Carlos Maltzahn
Proceedings of the 7th Conference on Operating Systems Design and Implementation (OSDI ’06)
CRUSH: Controlled, Scalable, Decentralized Placement of Replicated Data
Sage Weil, Scott A. Brandt, Ethan L. Miller, Carlos Maltzahn
Proceedings of SC ’06
Dynamic Metadata Management for Petabyte-Scale File Systems
Sage Weil, Kristal Pollack, Scott A. Brandt, Ethan L. Miller
Proceedings of the 2004 ACM/IEEE Conference on Supercomputing (SC ’04)
The Bobtail release of Ceph is now available.
Documentation is available online, and managed at Github.
The Ceph community is available to answer questions and provide guidance, and professional support options are also available.