Planet Ceph

Aggregated news from external sources

  • March 28, 2012
    Our Week at World Hosting Days

    After a long journey to Germany, the Ceph team were welcomed with open arms by the service provider community. We met some wonderful people who had a lot of great opinions of Ceph and some that had just learned of the capabilities that Ceph has to offer. Below you can see Jude and Dona taking […]

  • March 21, 2012
    v0.44 released

    v0.44 is ready!  Changes since v0.43 include: osd: key/value objects (objects are now blobs, key/value bundles, and xattrs) osd: cleaned up PG state, stats osd: fixed transaction replay on non-btrfs after ill-timed failures osd: several recovery fixes radosgw: improved PUT performance radosgw: improved list objects performance, filtering radosgw: manifests for large objects radosgw: Swift/S3 ACL […]

  • March 2, 2012
    v0.43 released

    V0.43 is ready, and includes: improved signal handlers (cleaner shutdown) osd: refactored/improved push/pull code (recovery) osd: ability query osd pg state osd: ability to query missing/unfound objects osd: dump in-progress operations via admin socket osd: clearer pg states; added ‘remapped’ and ‘recovering’ mon: track time since pg states have changed; issue health warning when “stuck” […]

  • March 2, 2012
    The git repositories have moved

    We’ve renamed our ‘org’ on, so the new URLs are

    and so forth (instead of  You can update your git remote with som…

  • February 24, 2012
    v0.42.2 released

    This release contains a few key fixes for v0.42: fixed osdmap encoding for older clients.  In particular, v0.41 versions of things like librbd won’t crash talking to v0.42 daemons. ceph-dencoder and man page are included in the rpm and deb ceph.spec file is fixed If you are upgrading, upgrade to v0.42.2, not v0.42.  Ignore v0.42.1: […]

  • February 20, 2012
    v0.42 released

    v0.42 is ready!  This has mostly been a stabilization release, with a few critical bugs fixed.  There is also an across-the-board change in data structure encoding that is not backwards-compatible, but is designed to allow future changes to be (both forwards- and backwards-). Notable changes include: osd: new (non-backwards compatible!) encoding for all structures osd: […]

  • February 14, 2012
    Ada Initiative Donation Results

    Last month, we sponsored the Ada Initiative as a Bronze level sponsor. Ada is an organization that encourages and supports women to join the open technology and culture which is typically dominated by men. It’s not just about balancing out the demographic. Having more women in technology opens up a vast new source for talent. […]

  • January 28, 2012
    v0.41 released

    v0.41 is ready!  There are a few key things in this release: osd: new ‘backfill’ recovery code (less memory, faster) osd: misc bug fixes (scrub, out of order replies) radosgw: better logging librados: improved api for compound operations For v0.42 we’re working on improved journal performance for the OSD, better encoding for data structures (to ease […]

  • January 25, 2012
    Our weekend at SCALE 10x

    Ceph had its arms in a little bit of everything at SCALE 10x last weekend. Between attending sessions, mingling at the OpenStack party, hanging out at the Ceph booth, hanging out at the OpenStack booth, and Sage’s presentation, we were busy! One of our engineers, nicknamed TV, enjoyed the btrfs talk and made a note […]

  • January 23, 2012
    SCALE 10x slides

    My SCALE 10x talk went well.  For those who are interested, here are the slides in .odp format. Here is the pdf without the pretty and very effective builds.

  • January 18, 2012
    The Ceph team will be at the SCALE conference

    Ceph will be at the SCALE conference this Fri, Sat and Sun to promote the Ceph project, our involvement with OpenStack and to recruit the great talent that we know will be swarming to this conference. We have several activities planned for the SCALE conference so we hope to see you there! The Southern California […]

  • January 18, 2012
    Ceph is proud to sponsor the Ada Initiative

    If you’ve ever been to a developers summit, technology user group meeting, or an online technology forum, you may have noticed that there’s a scarcity of women. We’ve noticed that too so we’re doing our part to support women in technology and to encourage them to get involved in the open source revolution. The Ada […]