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  • April 7, 2020
    Rook v1.3: Octopus, OSD enhancements, and more!

    We are excited to announce a number of significant features and improvements for the Ceph operator for Kubernetes in Rook v1.3. Major Themes Octopus Support Pool Compression OSD Configuration Legacy OSD Removal Ceph-CSI v2.0 Cluster Cleanup on Uninstall Controller Runtime Conversion Design for RGW MultiSite Octopus Support With each release of Ceph, we strive to …Read more

  • March 26, 2020
    Ceph Developer Summit: Pacific

    With the Ceph Octopus release out the door, we are kicking off development of Pacific, the next major release of Ceph. This release is named after the Pacific octopus and is due out in March of 2021. We had originally planned several in-person meetings at Cephalocon in Seoul, but since that was canceled and much …Read more

  • March 25, 2020
    Introducing Cephadm

    A wide variety of Ceph deployment tools have emerged over the years with the aim of making Ceph easier to install and manage. Most of these have leveraged existing tools like Ansible, Puppet, and Salt, bringing with them an existing ecosystem of users and an opportunity to align with an existing investment by an organization …Read more

  • March 23, 2020
    v15.2.0 Octopus released

    This is the first stable release of Ceph Octopus. Major Changes from Nautilus¶ General¶ A new deployment tool called cephadm has been introduced that integrates Ceph daemon deployment and management via containers into the orchestration layer. For more information see Cephadm. Health alerts can now be muted, either temporarily or permanently. Health alerts are now …Read more

  • March 3, 2020
    v14.2.8 Nautilus released

    This is the eighth update to the Ceph Nautilus release series. This release fixes issues across a range of subsystems. We recommend that all users upgrade to this release. Notable Changes¶ The default value of bluestore_min_alloc_size_ssd has been changed to 4K to improve performance across all workloads. The following OSD memory config options related to …Read more

  • February 3, 2020
    v14.2.7 nautilus released

    This is the seventh update to the Ceph Nautilus release series. This is a hotfix release primarily fixing a couple of security issues. We recommend that all users upgrade to this release. Notable Changes CVE-2020-1699: Fixed a path traversal flaw in Ceph dashboard that could allow for potential information disclosure (Ernesto Puerta) CVE-2020-1700: Fixed a …Read more

  • February 3, 2020
    v12.2.13 Luminous released

    This is the 13th bug fix release of the Luminous v12.2.x long term stable release series. We recommend that all users upgrade to this release. Notable Changes¶ Ceph now packages python bindings for python3.6 instead of python3.4, because EPEL7 recently switched from python3.4 to python3.6 as the native python3. see the announcement  for more details …Read more

  • January 8, 2020
    v14.2.6 Nautilus released

    This is the sixth update to the Ceph Nautilus release series. This is a hotfix release primarily fixing a regression introduced in v14.2.5, all nautilus users are advised to upgrade to this release. Notable Changes¶ This release fixes a ceph-mgr bug that caused mgr becoming unresponsive on larger clusters issue#43364 (pr#32466 David Zafman, Neha Ojha)

  • December 16, 2019
    New Ceph Foundation Members: 2019-December

    Just over a year ago, the Ceph Foundation was announced with 31 founding organizations to continue the mission of creating an open, collaborative, and neutral home for project stakeholders to coordinate development and community investments in the Ceph ecosystem. Today we’re excited to announce our newest members Cloudbase Solutions and VEXXHOST. Cloudbase Solutions is committed …Read more

  • December 13, 2019
    v13.2.8 Mimic released

    This is the eighth release in the Ceph Mimic stable release series. Its sole purpose is to fix a regression that found its way into the previous release. Notable Changes¶ Due to a missed backport, clusters in the process of being upgraded from 13.2.6 to 13.2.7 might suffer an OSD crash in build_incremental_map_msg. This regression …Read more

  • December 9, 2019
    v14.2.5 Nautilus released

    This is the fifth release of the Ceph Nautilus release series. Among the many notable changes, this release fixes a critical BlueStore bug that was introduced in 14.2.3. All Nautilus users are advised to upgrade to this release. Notable Changes¶ Critical fix: This release fixes a critical BlueStore bug introduced in 14.2.3 (and also present …Read more

  • November 25, 2019
    v13.2.7 mimic released

    This is the seventh bugfix release of the Mimic v13.2.x long term stable release series. We recommend all Mimic users upgrade. Notable Changes¶ MDS: Cache trimming is now throttled. Dropping the MDS cache via the “ceph tell mds.<foo> cache drop” command or large reductions in the cache size will no longer cause service unavailability. Behavior …Read more

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