The Ceph Blog

Ceph blog stories provide high-level spotlights on our customers all over the world

  • April 18, 2019
    New in Nautilus: ceph-iscsi Improvements

    The ceph-iscsi project provides a framework, REST API and CLI tool for creating and managing iSCSI targets and gateways for Ceph via LIO. It is the successor and a consolidation of two formerly separate projects, the ceph-iscsi-cli and ceph-iscsi-config which were initially started in 2016 by Paul Cuzner at Red Hat. While this is not a new feature of Ceph Nautilus per se, improving …Read more

  • April 10, 2019
    Ceph Community Newsletter, March 2019 edition

    Announcements Nautilus stable release is out! March 19 we announced the new release of Ceph Nautilus! Take a look at our blog post that captures the major features and upgrade notes.   Cephalocon Barcelona May 19-20: Registration and Sponsor slots still available! We’re very excited for the upcoming Cephalocon in Barcelona! We have a convenient …Read more

  • April 9, 2019
    Cephalocon Barcelona

    Cephalocon Barcelona aims to bring together technologists and adopters from across the globe to showcase Ceph’s history and its future, demonstrate real-world applications, and highlight vendor solutions. Join us in Barcelona, Spain on 19-20 May 2019 for our second international conference event! Cephalocon Barcelona is co-located with KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe, which takes place over …Read more

  • March 6, 2019
    Deploying a Ceph+NFS Server Cluster with Rook

    With it’s possible to deploy a Ceph cluster on top of kubernetes (also known as k8s). The ceph cluster can use storage on each individual k8s cluster node just as it when it is deployed on regular hosts. Newer versions of rook and Ceph also support the deployment of a CephFS to NFS gateway …Read more

  • February 7, 2019
    Ceph-related talks at FOSDEM 2019 (Brussels, BE)

    Last weekend, the annual FOSDEM conference took place in Brussels, Belgium. A number of Cephers participated by giving talks in the Software Defined Storage Developer Room (big thanks to Jan Fajerski from SUSE for organizing and moderating it!). Many times, the room was packed to the last seat and attendees were not able to enter. …Read more

  • January 21, 2019
    Ceph Community Newsletter, December 2018 edition

    Hey Cephers happy new year! We are catching up again on our community newsletters, so this will include November and December. Announcements The Ceph Foundation On November 12 at Ceph Day Berlin we announced the Ceph Foundation, a new organization to bring industry members together to support the Ceph open source community. The new foundation …Read more

  • December 21, 2018
    Ceph at KubeCon Seattle 2018

    Ceph’s had some great presence at KubeCon Seattle 2018 within the Rook booth. Rook is an open source incubated CNCF project. It includes storage orchestration for deploying, upgrading and disaster recovery. Ceph is the reference implementation for Rook, but other storage implementations such as NFS, Nexenta, Cassandra and more are supported. Anyone can contribute a …Read more

  • November 12, 2018
    Announcing The Ceph Foundation

                  Today we are excited to announce the launch of The Ceph Foundation, a new organization to bring industry members together to support the Ceph open source community. The new foundation is organized as a directed fund under the Linux Foundation, which is also home to many other projects and cross-project foundations, including Linux and …Read more

  • November 2, 2018
    Ceph Community Newsletter, October 2018 edition

    Hey Cephers! We are catching up on our Community newsletters. This edition covers content starting from end of July to October 2018. Enjoy! Announcements Ceph Day Berlin Our Ceph Day Berlin on November 12th is officially sold out! We have a great line up of talks and are looking forward to some productive discussions with …Read more

  • October 29, 2018
    Evaluating Ceph Deployments with Rook

    This summer I was lucky to get selected for an internship at CERN. As a CERN openlab Summer Student, I worked in the IT storage group for nine weeks and my summer project was “Evaluating Ceph Deployments with Rook”. I previously had an amazing experience contributing to Ceph as an outreachy intern so I was …Read more

  • September 26, 2018
    New Dashboard landing page for Nautilus has been merged

    One of the future highly user-visible improvements in the Ceph Manager Dashboard is a new landing page that will use “native” JavaScript widgets to inform the user about the current state of the cluster at a glance. This feature has been in the works for quite some time now; after initial discussions on the related …Read more

  • September 11, 2018
    Ceph Day Warsaw (April 25, 2017)

    Hello Cephers! Information about Ceph Days coming to Poland created quite a movement in our development team. We have been working with Ceph from the inside out for few years now and the opportunity to share our view and approach to this innovative SDS was quite exciting! We were also simply curious as to who …Read more