Aggregated news from external sources
The Ansible AWS S3 core module now supports Ceph RGW S3. The patch was upstream today and it will be included in Ansible 2.2 This post will introduce the new RGW S3 support in Ansible together with the required bits to run Ansible playbooks handling S3 use cases in Ceph Jewel.
Occasionally it may be useful to check the version of the OSD on the entire cluster : 1 ceph tell osd.* version
Of course, the simplest way is using the command ceph osd tree. Note that, if an osd is down, you can see “last address” in ceph health detail : 1 2 3 $ ceph health detail … osd.37 is down since epoch 16952, last address 172.16.4.68:6804/628 Also, you can use: 1 2 3 4 5 …Read more
The Ceph RGW storage driver was upstream in Apache Libcloud today. It is available in the Libcloud trunk repository and it will ship with the next release Apache Libcloud 1.0.0. This post will introduce the new RGW driver together with the proper configuration parameters to run some examples uploading/downloading objects in Ceph Jewel.
Introduction Ceph’s vstart.sh utility is very useful for deploying and testing a mock cluster directly from the Ceph source repository. It can: Generate a cluster configuration file and authentication keys Provision and deploy a number of OSDs Backed by local disk, or memory using the –memstore parameter Deploy an arbitrary number of monitor, MDS or …Read more
The terrific trio composed of Sébastien Han, Sean Cohen and yours truly descended on Austin this week for the recurring ritual of the OpenStack Summit. Our mission: to save the galaxy – or at least your data. Séb and Sean covered architectural options for disaster recovery in OpenStack and I introduced the capabilities provided by …Read more
The OpenStack Summit is a five-day conference for developers, users, and administrators of OpenStack cloud software. Held every six months, the conference schedule rotates based on the OpenStack software release cycle. This week, the summit is being held in Austin, Texas at the Austin Convention Center. The summit started yesterday and we had two successful …Read more
FYI, the first RBD support has been added to LXC commands. Example : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 # Install LXC 2.0.0 (ubuntu) : $ add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-lxc/lxc-stable $ apt-get update $ apt-get install lxc # Add a ceph pool for lxc bloc devices : $ …Read more
The Ceph integration tests can be run on ARMv8 (aka arm64 or aarch64) OpenStack instances on CloudLab or Runabove. When logged in CloudLab an OpenStack cluster suitable for teuthology must be created. To start an experiment click Change Profile to select the OpenStackTeuthology profile the description of the profile contains an example credential file (i.e. …Read more
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Last week, I traveled to the Franche-Comté region of eastern France on behalf of SUSE, to introduce a group of Ceph novices to our favorite distributed storage system and to SUSE’s distributed storage product, SUSE Enterprise Storage 2.1. PSA Peugeot Citroën, usually simply called PSA, is one of Europe’s best-known automobile manufacturers and one of …Read more
It’s a fantastic thing that we made the release date, because otherwise we would have to wait for four more years — I had this quirky desire to release one of my products on February the 29th, and this year we finally made it happen! 😉 Today we are pleased to launch the latest and …Read more