The Ceph Blog

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

  • November 12, 2018
    Ceph Day Berlin 2018

    NOTE All credit for the slides in the pictures goes to their creators! NOTE If you are in one of these pictures and want it removed, please contact me by email (see about/imprint page). Slides The slides of the talks can be found here: Ceph Community presentations channel – SlideShare. Welcome & Kickoff Ceph Day …Read more

  • April 5, 2018
    Monitoring VDO Volumes

    My previous post showed you how to get deduplication working on Linux with VDO. In some ways, that’s the post that could cause trouble – if you start using vdo across a number of hosts, how can you easily establish monitoring or even alerting? So that’s the problem we’re going to focus on in this …Read more

  • April 4, 2018
    Shrinking Your Storage Requirements with VDO

    Whether you’re using proprietary storage arrays or software defined storage, the actual cost of capacity can sometimes provoke responses like, “why do you you need all that space?” or “OK, but that’s all the storage you’re going to get, so make it last“. The problem is that storage is a commodity resource, it’s like toner …Read more

  • February 6, 2018
    Ceph Day Darmstadt 2018

    NOTE All credit for the slides in the pictures goes to their creators! NOTE If you are in one of these pictures and want it removed, please contact me by email (see about/imprint page). Welcome & Kickoff On my way to Ceph Day Darmstadt 2018 We got some small sweet breakfast snacks and coffee to …Read more

  • December 11, 2017
    Want to Install Ceph, but afraid of Ansible?

    There is no doubt that Ansible is a pretty cool automation engine for provisioning and configuration management. ceph-ansible builds on this versatility to deliver what is probably the most flexible Ceph deployment tool out there. However, some of you may not want to get to grips with Ansible before you install Ceph…weird right? No, not really. …Read more

  • December 27, 2016
    v11.1.1 Kraken rc released

    This is a release candidate for kraken, the next stable release series. Major Changes from Jewel RADOS: The new BlueStore backend now has a change in the on-disk format, from the previous release candidate 11.1.0 and there might possibly be a change before the final release is cut Notable Changes bluestore: ceph-disk: adjust bluestore default …Read more

  • December 13, 2016
    v11.1.0 kraken released

    This is a release candidate for Kraken, the next stable release series. Major Changes from Jewel RADOS: The new BlueStore backend now has a stable disk format and is passing our failure and stress testing. Although the backend is still flagged as experimental, we encourage users to try it out for non-production clusters and non-critical …Read more

  • December 7, 2016
    v10.2.4 jewel released

    This point release fixes several important bugs in RBD mirroring, RGW multi-site, CephFS, and RADOS. We recommend that all v10.2.x users upgrade. Also note the following when upgrading from hammer Upgrading from hammer When the last hammer OSD in a cluster containing jewel MONs is upgraded to jewel, as of 10.2.4 the jewel MONs will …Read more

  • November 3, 2016
    RGW Metadata Search

    I have recently been working on adding metadata search to rgw. It’s not in yet, nor is it completely ready. I do think that it’s at a point where it would be great to get some feedback. This feature is built on top of another feature that I talked about a few months ago on …Read more

  • October 19, 2016
    FOSDEM 2017: Software Defined Storage Devroom

    Gluster and Ceph are delighted to be hosting a Software Defined Storage devroom at FOSDEM 2017. Important dates: Nov 16: Deadline for submissions Dec 1: Speakers notified of acceptance Dec 5: Schedule published This year, we’re looking for conversations about open source software defined storage, use cases in the real world, and where the future …Read more

  • October 18, 2016
    Kraken 11.0.2 released

    This development checkpoint release includes a lot of changes and improvements to Kraken. This is the first release introducing ceph-mgr, a new daemon which provides additional monitoring & interfaces to external monitoring/management systems. There are also many improvements to bluestore, RGW introduces sync modules, copy part for multipart uploads and metadata search via elastic search …Read more

  • September 28, 2016
    v10.2.3 Jewel Released

    This point release fixes several important bugs in RBD mirroring, RGW multi-site, CephFS, and RADOS. We recommend that all v10.2.x users upgrade. For more detailed information, see the complete changelog.

Careers