Planet Ceph

Aggregated news from external sources

  • April 14, 2016
    LXC 2.0.0 First Support for Ceph RBD

    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

  • April 7, 2016
    Testing Ceph with ARMv8 OpenStack instances

    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

  • April 5, 2016
    New and Improved DreamCompute – Available for All

    The rise of the cloud has been one of the biggest shifts in computing in decades. For years, DreamHost has offered top-notch managed hosting with our Shared, VPS, and Dedicated hosting platform, but the cloud revolution has put unmanaged cloud servers into the spotlight. Back in 2012, we announced our intent to build DreamCompute — to bring …Read more

  • March 23, 2016
    Five Days of Ceph at PSA Peugeot Citroën

    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

  • February 29, 2016
    Leap Ahead

    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

  • February 17, 2016
    Making Ceph Faster: Lessons From Performance Testing

    In my first blog on Ceph I explained what it is and why it’s hot; in my second blog on Ceph I showed how faster networking can enable faster Ceph performance (especially throughput).  But many customers are asking how to make Ceph even faster. And recent testing by Red Hat and Mellanox, along with key …Read more

  • February 7, 2016
    HX212 is live! Our hottest Ceph course just got better.

    Last week I blogged about our brand new hastexo Academy platform, and today we’re announcing our first course as open for business. In content, Ceph Distributed Storage Fundamentals (HX212) is quite similar to our extremely popular HX112 face-to-face class — in delivery, it couldn’t be any more different. Learning technology, 21st century style HX212 is, …Read more

  • February 7, 2016
    REIFF boosts agility and innovation with OpenStack

    REIFF Group is an international group of 20 companies serving the automotive industry, headquartered in Reutlingen, Germany. With 1,600 employees spread across multiple locations in Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, and China, REIFF creates approximately €520M in annual turnover from a range of over 150,000 products. The company has been in business for over a century, and …Read more

  • February 4, 2016
    University of Innsbruck creates scalable and agile infrastructure with Ceph and OpenStack

    In my team we are used to constantly reinventing ourselves and our services, to stay competitive with the market and satisfy our costumers growing demand on mobility of data and services. Private clouds based on Openstack and Ceph help us keep data safe, while offering cloud services similar to global cloud providers Google, Amazon and …Read more

  • February 2, 2016
    A Gentle Introduction to Ceph

    I told a little story about Ceph today in the sysadmin miniconf at 2016. Simon and Ewen have already put a copy of my slides up on the miniconf web site, but for bonus posterity you can get them from here also. For some more detail, check out Lars’ SUSE Enterprise Storage – Design …Read more

  • January 26, 2016
    Slow requests with Ceph: ‘waiting for rw locks’

    Slow requests in Ceph When a I/O operating inside Ceph is taking more than X seconds, which is 30 by default, it will be logged as a slow request. This is to show you as a admin that something is wrong inside the cluster and you have to take action. Origin of slow requests Slow …Read more

  • January 25, 2016
    Hosting a web site in radosgw

    If you’re familiar with web site hosting on Amazon S3, which is a simple and cheap way to host a static web site, you might be wondering whether or not you can do the same in Ceph radosgw. The short answer is you can’t. Bucket Website is listed as Not Supported in the radosgw S3 …Read more