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  • July 21, 2014
    Ceph Turns 10 Twitter Photo Contest

    OSCON has arrived (although if you came in for the Ceph tutorial session that’s old news to you)! As a part of our participation in OSCON, and as a way to celebrate the fact that Ceph turned 10 years old this year, we have decided to have our party be a distributed one. We would …Read more

  • July 17, 2014
    Celebrate 10 Years of Ceph at OSCON!

    Ceph is coming back to OSCON next week (July 20-24 in Portland, OR). The difference however, is that this year we need two digits to tell people how old we are. Stop by for some mild festivities at the Ceph booth (P2) as we share cupcakes, and t-shirts that salute the hard work of all …Read more

  • July 15, 2014
    v0.80.4 Firefly released

    This Firefly point release fixes an potential data corruption problem when ceph-osd daemons run on top of XFS and service Firefly librbd clients. A recently added allocation hint that RBD utilizes triggers an XFS bug on some kernels (Linux 3.2, and likely others) that leads to data corruption and deep-scrub errors (and inconsistent PGs). This …Read more

  • July 11, 2014
    v0.80.3 Firefly released

    V0.80.3 FIREFLY This is the third Firefly point release. It includes a single fix for a radosgw regression that was discovered in v0.80.2 right after it was released. We recommand that all v0.80.x Firefly users upgrade. NOTABLE CHANGES radosgw: fix regression in manifest decoding (#8804, Sage Weil) For more detailed information, see the complete changelog. V0.80.2 FIREFLY This …Read more

  • June 27, 2014
    v0.82 released

    This is the second post-firefly development release. It includes a range of bug fixes and some usability improvements. There are some MDS debugging and diagnostic tools, an improved ‘ceph df’, and some OSD backend refactoring and cleanup. NOTABLE CHANGES ceph-brag: add tox tests (Alfredo Deza) common: perfcounters now use atomics and go faster (Sage Weil) …Read more

  • June 12, 2014
    OpenStack Foundation Survey Cites Ceph as a Leading Distribution for Block Storage

    Wow, the last few weeks have been very busy for the Ceph team! While it may have been a few weeks ago, many of us are still feeling the excitement of the most recent OpenStack Summit, and many of us weren’t even there! With the Firefly release still cooling in the packaging repos, there certainly …Read more

  • June 3, 2014
    v0.81 released

    This is the first development release since Firefly. It includes a lot of work that we delayed merging while stabilizing things. Lots of new functionality, as well as several fixes that are baking a bit before getting backported. UPGRADING CephFS support for the legacy anchor table has finally been removed. Users with file systems created …Read more

  • June 2, 2014
    Ceph Developer Summit: G/H

    Hard to believe another quarter has gone by in the world of Ceph development! So much has happened with the release of Firefly (late, but well worth the wait!), another smashing OpenStack Developer Summit, and of course the acquisition of Inktank. As the dust settles from all of the hustle and bustle we’re looking to …Read more

  • May 30, 2014
    Ceph Calamari Goes Open Source

    Today Red Hat is following through on one of my favorite promises from the acquisition: we’re open sourcing Calamari, the management platform for Ceph. Originally delivered as a proprietary dashboard included with Inktank Ceph Enterprise, Calamari has some really great visualization stuff for your cluster as well as the long term goal of being the …Read more

  • May 21, 2014
    v0.67.9 Dumpling released

    This Dumpling point release fixes several minor bugs. The most prevalent in the field is one that occasionally prevents OSDs from starting on recently created clusters. We recommand that all Dumpling users upgrade at their convenience. NOTABLE CHANGES ceph-fuse, libcephfs: client admin socket command to kick and inspect MDS sessions (#8021, Zheng Yan) monclient: fix …Read more

  • May 12, 2014
    v0.80.1 Firefly released

    This first Firefly point release fixes a few bugs, the most visible being a problem that prevents scrub from completing in some cases. NOTABLE CHANGES osd: revert incomplete scrub fix (Samuel Just) rgw: fix stripe calculation for manifest objects (Yehuda Sadeh) rgw: improve handling, memory usage for abort reads (Yehuda Sadeh) rgw: send Swift user …Read more

  • May 7, 2014
    v0.80 Firefly released

    We did it!  Firefly is built and pushed out to the ceph.com repositories. This release will form the basis for our long-term supported release Firefly, v0.80.x. The big new features are support for erasure coding and cache tiering, although a broad range of other features, fixes, and improvements have been made across the code base. …Read more

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