The Ceph Blog

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

  • 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

  • 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