Aggregated news from external sources
A power8 machine was recently donated to the GCC compile farm and /proc/cpuinfo shows 160 processors. Compiling Ceph from sources with make -j150 makes for a nice htop display.
The result of the compilation passes most of the unit tests, with a few minor exceptions such as bloom filter.
The quickest way to get a Ceph cluster up and running is to follow the guides
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