Ceph Day Germany

Bringing Ceph to Germany!

Come find out why leading enterprises are adopting Ceph, why Ceph is the lowest cost per gig storage solution, and how easy it is to deploy your own Ceph cluster!

Event Description

A full-day event dedicated to sharing Ceph’s transformative power and fostering the vibrant Ceph community, Ceph Day Germany is hosted by the Ceph community, and our friends.

The expert Ceph team, Ceph’s customers and partners, and the Ceph community join forces to discuss things like the status of the Ceph project, recent Ceph project improvements and roadmap, and Ceph community news. The day ends with a networking reception, to foster more Ceph learning.


Location: Deutsche Telekom AG, Forum Darmstadt, T-Online-Allee 1, 64295 Darmstadt.

  • by car: please use the free parking garage at Ida-Rhodes-Straße 3, 64295 Darmstadt and take a 400m walk
  • by train: Darmstadt central station is 1km or a 10-15 min walk from the location
  • by plane: from Frankfurt Airport departures every 30min an AirLiner to Darmstadt (needs less than 30 min), please exit at “Darmstadt Mina-Rees-Str.” and take a 200m walk

IMPORTANT NOTE: There are currently some car traffic diversions in Darmstadt around the location due to construction work. Please check here for more information.


If you plan to stay in Darmstadt due to your travel plans here is a list of some nearby hotels:

Recordings, slides and photos: Due to some technical problems we did not manage to record all sessions. Links to the available recordings and the slides have been added to the agenda for each talk. You can find all videos, slides and also photos here in one place.


8:15 amArrivals and registration
8:30 am
8:45 am
9:00 amWelcome & Kickoff
9:15 amCeph Luminous is out what's in it for you?
John Spray (Red Hat)
[video (partly)] [slides]
9:30 am
9:45 am
10:00 amEmail Storage with Ceph
Danny Al-Gaaf (Deutsche Telekom AG)
[video (not recorded)] [slides]
10:15 am
10:30 am
10:45 amEmail Objects in RADOS
Peter Mauritius (Tallence AG)
[video (not recorded)] [slides]
11:00 amBreak
11:15 amCeph at SAP – How to build a cattle cloud
Marc Koderer (SAP) / Jan Fajerski (SUSE)
[video] [slides]
11:30 am
11:45 am
12:00 pmCeph for Big Science
Dan van der Ster (CERN)
[video] [slides]
12:15 pm
12:30 pmA flexible ARM-based Ceph solution
Mohammad Ammar (Starline)
[video n/a] [slides]
12:45 pmNetworking Lunch
1:00 pm
1:15 pm
1:30 pm
1:45 pmFive years of Ceph and Outlook
Lars Marowsky-Bree (SUSE)
[video] [slides]
2:00 pm
2:15 pm
2:30 pmCeph Management and Monitoring with

Kai Wagner (SUSE)
[video] [slides]
2:45 pm
3:00 pm
3:15 pmCeph Performance on New Intel Platforms and SSDs
Mohamed Elsaid (Intel)
[video] [slides]
3:30 pmBreak
3:45 pm10 ways to break your Ceph cluster
Wido den Hollander (42on.com)
[video] [slides]
4:00 pm
4:15 pmDevelopment update: ceph-mgr and kubernetes
John Spray (Red Hat)
[video] [slides]
4:30 pm
4:45 pmEveryone can Build and Maintain a Ceph Cluster with croit
Paul Emmerich (croit)
[video] [slides]
5:00 pm
5:15 pmSSD-only Performance with Ceph
Sven Michels (sectoor GmbH)
[video] [slides]
5:30 pmQ&A Session
5:45 pmNetworking Reception
6:00 pm
6:15 pm
6:30 pm

Event Details

Where: Deutsche Telekom AG
When: February 7, 2018
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