Planet Ceph

Aggregated news from external sources

  • April 30, 2012
    v0.46 released

    Another sprint, and v0.46 is ready.  Big items in this release include: rbd: new caching mode (see below) rbd: trim/discard support cluster naming osd: new default locations (slimmer .conf files, see below) osd: various journal replay fixes for non-btrfs file systems log: async and multi-level logging (see below) The biggest new item here is the […]

  • April 11, 2012
    Released v0.45

    v0.45 is ready!  Notable changes include: osd: large xattrs stored in leveldb, allowing XFS and ext4 to be used with radosgw osd: new heartbeat code (simpler, more robust) osd: fixed some glaring journal performance problems fixed encoding performance regression ceph: less noisy output by default msgr: code cleanups doc: misc cleanups qa: improved testing coverage […]

  • March 28, 2012
    v0.44.1 released

    This point release has a few important fixes: osd: a few replay fixes for non-btrfs users librados: resend watch operations at appropriate times fix rpm builds fix libnss builds It’s also worth mentioning (since several people have mentioned problems on the list) that you need to do git submodule init git submodule update from the […]

  • March 28, 2012
    Our Week at World Hosting Days

    After a long journey to Germany, the Ceph team were welcomed with open arms by the service provider community. We met some wonderful people who had a lot of great opinions of Ceph and some that had just learned of the capabilities that Ceph has to offer. Below you can see Jude and Dona taking […]

  • March 21, 2012
    v0.44 released

    v0.44 is ready!  Changes since v0.43 include: osd: key/value objects (objects are now blobs, key/value bundles, and xattrs) osd: cleaned up PG state, stats osd: fixed transaction replay on non-btrfs after ill-timed failures osd: several recovery fixes radosgw: improved PUT performance radosgw: improved list objects performance, filtering radosgw: manifests for large objects radosgw: Swift/S3 ACL […]

  • March 2, 2012
    v0.43 released

    V0.43 is ready, and includes: improved signal handlers (cleaner shutdown) osd: refactored/improved push/pull code (recovery) osd: ability query osd pg state osd: ability to query missing/unfound objects osd: dump in-progress operations via admin socket osd: clearer pg states; added ‘remapped’ and ‘recovering’ mon: track time since pg states have changed; issue health warning when “stuck” […]

  • March 2, 2012
    The git repositories have moved

    We’ve renamed our ‘org’ on, so the new URLs are

    and so forth (instead of  You can update your git remote with som…

  • February 24, 2012
    v0.42.2 released

    This release contains a few key fixes for v0.42: fixed osdmap encoding for older clients.  In particular, v0.41 versions of things like librbd won’t crash talking to v0.42 daemons. ceph-dencoder and man page are included in the rpm and deb ceph.spec file is fixed If you are upgrading, upgrade to v0.42.2, not v0.42.  Ignore v0.42.1: […]

  • February 20, 2012
    v0.42 released

    v0.42 is ready!  This has mostly been a stabilization release, with a few critical bugs fixed.  There is also an across-the-board change in data structure encoding that is not backwards-compatible, but is designed to allow future changes to be (both forwards- and backwards-). Notable changes include: osd: new (non-backwards compatible!) encoding for all structures osd: […]

  • February 14, 2012
    Ada Initiative Donation Results

    Last month, we sponsored the Ada Initiative as a Bronze level sponsor. Ada is an organization that encourages and supports women to join the open technology and culture which is typically dominated by men. It’s not just about balancing out the demographic. Having more women in technology opens up a vast new source for talent. […]

  • January 28, 2012
    v0.41 released

    v0.41 is ready!  There are a few key things in this release: osd: new ‘backfill’ recovery code (less memory, faster) osd: misc bug fixes (scrub, out of order replies) radosgw: better logging librados: improved api for compound operations For v0.42 we’re working on improved journal performance for the OSD, better encoding for data structures (to ease […]

  • January 25, 2012
    Our weekend at SCALE 10x

    Ceph had its arms in a little bit of everything at SCALE 10x last weekend. Between attending sessions, mingling at the OpenStack party, hanging out at the Ceph booth, hanging out at the OpenStack booth, and Sage’s presentation, we were busy! One of our engineers, nicknamed TV, enjoyed the btrfs talk and made a note […]