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  • February 7, 2019
    Ceph-related talks at FOSDEM 2019 (Brussels, BE)

    Last weekend, the annual FOSDEM conference took place in Brussels, Belgium. A number of Cephers participated by giving talks in the Software Defined Storage Developer Room (big thanks to Jan Fajerski from SUSE for organizing and moderating it!). Many times, the room was packed to the last seat and attendees were not able to enter. …Read more

  • January 31, 2019
    v12.2.11 Luminous released

    This is the eleventh bug fix release of the Luminous v12.2.x long term stable release series. We recommend that all users upgrade to this release. Please note the following precautions while upgrading. Notable Changes¶ This release fixes the pg log hard limit bug from v12.2.9 (https://tracker.ceph.com/issues/36686). A flag called pglog_hardlimit has been introduced, which is …Read more

  • January 21, 2019
    Ceph Community Newsletter, December 2018 edition

    Hey Cephers happy new year! We are catching up again on our community newsletters, so this will include November and December. Announcements The Ceph Foundation On November 12 at Ceph Day Berlin we announced the Ceph Foundation, a new organization to bring industry members together to support the Ceph open source community. The new foundation …Read more

  • January 7, 2019
    13.2.4 Mimic released

    This is the fourth bugfix release of the Mimic v13.2.x long term stable release series. This release includes two security fixes atop of v13.2.3. We recommend that all mimic users upgrade. If you’ve already upgraded to v13.2.3, the same restrictions from v13.2.2 to v13.2.3 apply here as well. Notable Changes CVE-2018-16846: rgw: enforce bounds on max-keys/max-uploads/max-parts (issue#35994) A new …Read more

  • January 7, 2019
    13.2.3 Mimic released

    This is the third bugfix release of the Mimic v13.2.x long term stable release series. This release contains many fixes across all components of Ceph. If you haven’t yet upgraded to v13.2.3, consider upgrading to the already released v13.2.4 which has a couple of security fixes on top of this release. The default memory utilization …Read more

  • December 21, 2018
    Ceph at KubeCon Seattle 2018

    Ceph’s had some great presence at KubeCon Seattle 2018 within the Rook booth. Rook is an open source incubated CNCF project. It includes storage orchestration for deploying, upgrading and disaster recovery. Ceph is the reference implementation for Rook, but other storage implementations such as NFS, Nexenta, Cassandra and more are supported. Anyone can contribute a …Read more

  • November 27, 2018
    v12.2.10 Luminous released

    This is the tenth bug fix release of the Luminous v12.2.x long term stable release series. The previous release, v12.2.9, introduced the PG hard-limit patches which were found to cause an issue in certain upgrade scenarios, and this release was expedited to revert those patches. If you already successfully upgraded to v12.2.9, you should not …Read more

  • November 12, 2018
    Announcing The Ceph Foundation

                  Today we are excited to announce the launch of The Ceph Foundation, a new organization to bring industry members together to support the Ceph open source community. The new foundation is organized as a directed fund under the Linux Foundation, which is also home to many other projects and cross-project foundations, including Linux and …Read more

  • November 12, 2018
    Ceph Day Berlin 2018

    NOTE All credit for the slides in the pictures goes to their creators! NOTE If you are in one of these pictures and want it removed, please contact me by email (see about/imprint page). Slides The slides of the talks can be found here: Ceph Community presentations channel – SlideShare. Welcome & Kickoff Ceph Day …Read more

  • November 2, 2018
    Ceph Community Newsletter, October 2018 edition

    Hey Cephers! We are catching up on our Community newsletters. This edition covers content starting from end of July to October 2018. Enjoy! Announcements Ceph Day Berlin Our Ceph Day Berlin on November 12th is officially sold out! We have a great line up of talks and are looking forward to some productive discussions with …Read more

  • October 29, 2018
    Evaluating Ceph Deployments with Rook

    This summer I was lucky to get selected for an internship at CERN. As a CERN openlab Summer Student, I worked in the IT storage group for nine weeks and my summer project was “Evaluating Ceph Deployments with Rook”. I previously had an amazing experience contributing to Ceph as an outreachy intern so I was …Read more

  • September 26, 2018
    New Dashboard landing page for Nautilus has been merged

    One of the future highly user-visible improvements in the Ceph Manager Dashboard is a new landing page that will use “native” JavaScript widgets to inform the user about the current state of the cluster at a glance. This feature has been in the works for quite some time now; after initial discussions on the related …Read more

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