The Ceph Blog

Ceph blog stories provide high-level spotlights on our customers all over the world

  • 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

  • September 26, 2018
    13.2.2 Mimic released

    This is the second bugfix release of the Mimic v13.2.x long term stable release series. This release contains many fixes across all components of Ceph. We recommend that all users upgrade. Changelog¶ build/ops: Boost system library is no longer required to compile and link example librados program (issue#25073, issue#25054, pr#23201, Nathan Cutler) build/ops: debian/rules: fix …Read more

  • September 11, 2018
    Ceph Day Warsaw (April 25, 2017)

    Hello Cephers! Information about Ceph Days coming to Poland created quite a movement in our development team. We have been working with Ceph from the inside out for few years now and the opportunity to share our view and approach to this innovative SDS was quite exciting! We were also simply curious as to who …Read more

  • September 4, 2018
    v12.2.8 released

    We’re glad to announce the next point release in the Luminous v12.2.X stable release series. This release contains a range of bugfixes and stability improvements across all the components of ceph. We thank everyone for contributing towards this release. Upgrade notes from previous luminous releases When upgrading from v12.2.5 or v12.2.6 please note that upgrade …Read more

  • August 2, 2018
    Rook: Automating Ceph for Kubernetes

    Rook is an orchestrator for storage services that run in a Kubernetes cluster. In the Rook v0.8 release, we are excited to say that the orchestration around Ceph has stabilized to the point to be declared Beta. If you haven’t yet started a Ceph cluster with Rook, now is the time to take it for a …Read more

  • July 27, 2018
    13.2.1 Mimic released

    This is the first bugfix release of the Mimic v13.2.x long term stable release series. This release contains many fixes across all components of Ceph, including a few security fixes. We recommend that all users upgrade. Notable Changes¶ CVE 2018-1128: auth: cephx authorizer subject to replay attack (issue#24836, Sage Weil) CVE 2018-1129: auth: cephx signature …Read more

  • July 27, 2018
    Meeting report: Ceph Manager Dashboard F2F Meeting in Nuremberg, Germany

    From Tuesday, 17th to Thursday, 19th of July, the developers working on the Ceph Manager Dashboard held a first face to face meeting in Nuremberg, Germany. The meeting was hosted by SUSE and was attended by 23 representatives from Red Hat and SUSE that work on the dashboard or related components like Prometheus/Grafana or the …Read more

  • July 17, 2018
    12.2.7 Luminous released

    This is the seventh bugfix release of Luminous v12.2.x long term stable release series. This release contains several fixes for regressions in the v12.2.6 and v12.2.5 releases. We recommend that all users upgrade to v12.2.7. note: The v12.2.6 release has serious known regressions. While 12.2.6 wasn’t formally announced, if you’ve still installed this release, please …Read more

  • July 17, 2018
    Ceph User Survey 2018 results

    To better understand how our current users utilize Ceph, we conducted a public community survey from May 1st to May 25th 2018. The Ceph User Survey 2018 Slides contain the graphs from Survey Monkey. We are also making the (only slightly cleaned up) responses available under the Community Data License Agreement – Sharing, Version 1.0 here: …Read more

  • July 11, 2018
    v10.2.11 Jewel released

    This point releases brings a number of important bugfixes and has a few important security fixes. This is expected to be the last Jewel release. We recommend all Jewel 10.2.x users to upgrade. Notable Changes¶ CVE 2018-1128: auth: cephx authorizer subject to replay attack (issue#24836, Sage Weil) CVE 2018-1129: auth: cephx signature check is weak …Read more

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