The Ceph Blog

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

  • September 1, 2017
    New in Luminous: RGW dynamic bucket sharding

    Luminous features a new RGW capability to automatically manage the sharding of RGW bucket index objects. This completely automates management of RGW’s internal index objects, something that until now Ceph administrators had to pay close attention to in order to prevent users with very large buckets from causing performance and reliability problems. Background One of …Read more

  • September 1, 2017
    New in Luminous: BlueStore

    BlueStore is a new storage backend for Ceph.  It boasts better performance (roughly 2x for writes), full data checksumming, and built-in compression.  It is the new default storage backend for Ceph OSDs in Luminous v12.2.z and will be used by default when provisioning new OSDs with ceph-disk, ceph-deploy, and/or ceph-ansible. How fast? Roughly speaking, BlueStore …Read more

  • September 1, 2017
    Contributor credits for Luminous v12.2.0

    Yet another release of Ceph is out, here is a sorted list of authors and organizations who contributed to v12.2.0, by number of commits or reviews back to v11.2.0. Thanks everyone for contributing, and keep up the good work The affiliation of authors to organizations can be updated by submitting a patch to https://github.com/ceph/ceph/blob/master/.organizationmap All commits are reviewed but …Read more

  • August 29, 2017
    v12.2.0 Luminous Released

    This is the first release of Luminous v12.2.x long term stable release series. There have been major changes since Kraken (v11.2.z) and Jewel (v10.2.z), and the upgrade process is non-trivial. Please read these release notes carefully. The next stable release will be named Mimic. Major Changes from Kraken¶ General: Ceph now has a simple, built-in …Read more

  • August 15, 2017
    v12.1.4 Luminous (RC) released

    This is the fifth release candidate for Luminous, the next long term stable release, we’ve had to do this release as there was a bug in the previous RC, 12.1.3 which affected upgrades. Ceph Luminous (v12.2.0) will be the foundation for the next long-term stable release series. There have been major changes since Kraken (v11.2.z) …Read more

  • August 11, 2017
    v12.1.3 Luminous (RC) released

    This is the final release candidate for Luminous, the next long term stable release. Ceph Luminous (v12.2.0) will be the foundation for the next long-term stable release series. There have been major changes since Kraken (v11.2.z) and Jewel (v10.2.z), and the upgrade process is non-trivial. Please read these release notes carefully. Major Changes from Kraken …Read more

  • August 10, 2017
    v11.2.1 Kraken released

    This is the first bugfix release for Kraken, and probably the last release of the Kraken series (Kraken will be declared “End Of Life” (EOL) when Luminous is declared stable). It contains a large number of bugfixes across all Ceph components. We recommend that all v11.2.x users upgrade. For more detailed information, see the complete …Read more

  • August 2, 2017
    v12.1.2 Luminous RC released

    This is the third release candidate for Luminous, the next long term stable release. Ceph Luminous (v12.2.0) will be the foundation for the next long-term stable release series. There have been major changes since Kraken (v11.2.z) and Jewel (v10.2.z), and the upgrade process is non-trivial. Please read these release notes carefully. Major Changes from Kraken …Read more

  • July 18, 2017
    v12.1.1 Luminous RC released

    This is the second release candidate for Luminous, the next long term stable release. Please note that this is still a Release Candidate and not the final Luminous release. Ceph Luminous (v12.2.0) will be the foundation for the next long-term stable release series. There have been major changes since Kraken (v11.2.z) and Jewel (v10.2.z), and …Read more

  • July 14, 2017
    v10.2.9 Jewel released

    This point release fixes a regression introduced in v10.2.8. We recommend that all Jewel users upgrade. For more detailed information, see the complete changelog. Notable Changes¶ cephfs: Damaged MDS with 10.2.8 (issue#20599, pr#16282, Nathan Cutler)

  • July 14, 2017
    v10.2.8 Jewel released

    This point release brought a number of important bugfixes in all major components of Ceph. However, it also introduced a regression that could cause MDS damage, and a new release, v10.2.9, was published to address this. Therefore, Jewel users should not upgrade to this version – instead, we recommend upgrading directly to v10.2.9. That being …Read more

  • June 23, 2017
    v12.1.0 Luminous RC released

    This is the first release candidate for Luminous, the next long term stable release. Ceph Luminous will be the foundation for the next long-term stable release series. There have been major changes since Kraken (v11.2.z) and Jewel (v10.2.z) Major Changes from Kraken General: Ceph now has a simple, built-in web-based dashboard for monitoring cluster status. …Read more

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