The Ceph Blog

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

  • November 30, 2020
    v15.2.7 Octopus released

    This is the 7th backport release in the Octopus series. This release fixes a serious bug in RGW that has been shown to cause data loss when a read of a large RGW object (i.e., one with at least one tail segment) takes longer than one half the time specified in the configuration option rgw_gc_obj_min_wait. …Read more

  • November 18, 2020
    v15.2.6 Octopus released

    This is the 6th backport release in the Octopus series. This releases fixes asecurity flaw affecting Messenger V2 for Octopus & Nautilus. We recommend users to update to this release. Notable Changes * CVE 2020-25660: Fix a regression in Messenger V2 replay attacks

  • November 12, 2020
    Welcoming Ernesto Puerta as the new Ceph Dashboard Component Lead

    In early 2018, the team working on the openATTIC project at SUSE approached the Ceph community with a proposal to turn the first incarnation of the (back then read-only) Ceph Mgr Dashboard that was initially created by John Spray and others into a built-in application that could be used for both managing and monitoring all …Read more

  • October 1, 2020
    Ceph Community Newsletter, September 2020 Edition

    Announcements Ceph Octopus Release Shirt Update By now, the Ceph Octopus release contributors should have received an email to request a free shirt; if you did not receive an email, contact FOUNDATION AT CEPH dot IO. Due to individual countries’ COVID-19 custom restrictions, we are unable to ship shirts to the following countries: We …Read more

  • September 15, 2020
    December 2020 Outreachy: Ceph & Rook

    We’re excited to announce that Ceph and Rook will participate in this next Outreachy December 2020 round! “Outreachy internships were inspired in many ways by Google Summer of Code and by how few women and minorities applied for it in the past. By having a program targeted specifically towards people traditionally underrepresented in tech, we …Read more

  • September 1, 2020
    Ceph Community Newsletter, August 2020 Edition

    Announcements Outeachy December 2020 We’re excited to announce that Ceph and Rook will participate in this next Outreachy December 2020 round! See our latest blog post for more details. Code Walkthrough: KRBD I/O Flow Illya Dryomov gives a code walkthrough of the Linux Kernel RBD client. Catch our next walkthrough with Patrick Donnelly on the …Read more

  • August 13, 2020
    Ceph User Survey 2019

    Thank you to our 300 completed respondents participating in the Ceph User Survey for 2019! If you’re interested in participating for the planning of the user survey for 2020, please email foundation at for details.

  • August 1, 2020
    Ceph Community Newsletter, July 2020 Edition

    Announcements Ceph Tech Talk for July 2020: A Different Scale – Running small ceph clusters in multiple data centers Yuval Freund presented a different perspective of smaller Ceph clusters running in multiple data centers. More on Ceph Tech Talks Project updates CephFS Continuing work on `ceph fs top` master/slave terminology removed from CephFS codebase New …Read more

  • July 8, 2020
    Ceph Community Newsletter, June 2020 Edition

    Announcements Virtual Ceph Days Thank you to everyone who has participated in our Virtual Ceph Day questionnaire. We are still in the process of finalizing a platform and details. If you were previously selected as a presenter for the planned Cephalocon 2020 event, consider applying for the CFP. Ceph Tech Talk for July 2020: A …Read more

  • June 3, 2020
    New in Octopus: Dashboard Features

    This is a follow-up to my previous blog post “New in Octopus: Dashboard Enhancements” in which I highlighted some of the added and enhanced functionality related to Ceph Dashboard itself. In this post I’d like to focus on the Ceph-specific new management features that have been added to the Dashboard during the Ceph Octopus development …Read more

  • May 27, 2020
    Ceph Dashboard: How to contribute translations

    (This is a guest post by Sebastian Krah from the Ceph Dashboard Team. He is coordinating the efforts around localization and internationalization of the Dashboard) Ceph Dashboard is the perfect entry point for everyone who is interested in Ceph and prefers working with a graphical user interface. Like every good UI, the Dashboard can be …Read more

  • May 26, 2020
    New in Octopus: Dashboard Enhancements

    Ceph Dashboard is a built-in web-based management and monitoring application that is part of the open source Ceph distribution. Like in previous Ceph releases, the Dashboard developer community has been very active in adding new features and improving existing functionality. In this article, I’d like to cover the most noteworthy overall user interface enhancements that …Read more