Planet Ceph

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  • February 21, 2014
    Ceph Storage on Proxmox

    Ceph is an open source storage platform which is designed for modern storage needs. Ceph is scalable to the exabyte level and designed to have no single points of failure making it ideal for applications which require highly available flexible storage. Since Proxmox 3.2, Ceph is now supported as both a client and server, the … Continue reading Ceph Storage on Proxmox

  • February 21, 2014
    Create a 3 Node Ceph Storage Cluster

    Ceph is an open source storage platform which is designed for modern storage needs. Ceph is scalable to the exabyte level and designed to have no single points of failure making it ideal for applications which require highly available flexible storage. The below diagram shows the layout of an example 3 node cluster with Ceph … Continue reading Create a 3 Node Ceph Storage Cluster

  • February 21, 2014
    Manually Mount a Ceph Storage Pool in Proxmox

    The latest BETA of Proxmox, and soon to be released 3.2 comes with the Ceph client automatically installed which makes mount Ceph storage pools painless. You can mount the Ceph storage pool using the Proxmox web GUI. You may need to copy the Ceph storage pool keyring from your Ceph server to your Proxmox server. If … Continue reading Manually Mount a Ceph Storage Pool in Proxmox

  • July 11, 2013
    Inktank Presenting on Ceph at FinTech Demo Day!

    It’s been quite a year for Inktank and the Ceph community. We are super excited to announce another major milestone for Inktank – our participation in the third annual FinTech Innovation Lab in New York City. The goal of the Lab – established in 2010 by Accenture and the Partnership Fund for New York City […]

  • May 16, 2013
    ViPR: A software-defined storage mullet?

    Almost every few weeks, new storage products are announced by competitors and I generally avoid commenting on them. But EMC’s ViPR announcement contains attempts to perform both marketing and technical sleight of hand around software-defined storage that potentially do much to slow down the inevitable change that is coming to the storage market. While EMC […]

  • March 25, 2013
    Puppet modules for Ceph finally landed!

    Quite recently François Charlier and I worked together on the Puppet modules for Ceph on behalf of our employer eNovance. In fact, François started to work on them last summer, back then he achieved the Monitor manifests. So basically, we worked on the OSD manifest. Modules are in pretty good shape thus we thought it was important to communicate to the community…. Read more →

  • August 21, 2012
    Summer Adventures with Ceph: Building a B-tree

    Greetings! I am a summer intern at Inktank. My summer project is to create a distributed, B-tree-like key-value store, with support for multiple writers, using librados and the Ceph object store. In my last blog post, I wrote about the single client implementation I created to start out with. Over the last several weeks, I’ve […]

  • June 26, 2012
    My First Impressions of Ceph as a Summer Intern

    Hi! My name is Eleanor, and I’m working on Ceph as an intern for Inktank this summer. My task for the summer is to use the Ceph API to create a lock-free, distributed key-value store suitable for storing large sets of small key-value pairs. I’ve just finished my first year at Pomona College, where I’m […]

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