Planet Ceph

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  • June 15, 2020
    Get rid of intermediaries resisting encryption

    Back when our lives were not dominated by digital communications, eavesdropping on someone was expensive because it required people to do it. Letters had to be opened and copied. Microphones and tape recorders had to be discretely installed to record conversations. In the past twenty years things have changed, however: the number of intermediaries we …Read more

  • June 9, 2020
    Updating the Nautilus cornerstone of Red Hat’s Ceph Storage platform

    Red Hat Ceph Storage 4 brought the upstream Ceph Nautilus codebase to our customers, and laid out the foundation of our Ceph storage product portfolio for the rest of the year. 4.0 is integrated with OpenStack Platform 16 from the start, enabling customers to roll out the latest and greatest across the Red Hat Portfolio. …Read more

  • June 9, 2020
    Privacy

    Who is we? In the context of a horizontal community, the word we has a different meaning than within not-for-profit organizations or companies. We are the individuals who have access to the resources that would enable them to modify how it is implemented. For instance, someone with access to the configuration of the web server …Read more

  • May 28, 2020
    Building a Ceph-powered Cloud

    Deploying a containerized Red Hat Ceph Storage 4 cluster for Red Hat Open Stack Platform 16 with John Fulton (Red Hat) and Gregory Charot (Red Hat) Ceph is the most popular storage backend for OpenStack by a wide margin, as has been reported by the OpenStack Foundation’s survey every year since its inception. In the …Read more

  • May 28, 2020
    Building a Ceph-powered Cloud: Deploying a containerized Red Hat Ceph Storage 4 cluster for Red Hat Open Stack Platform 16

    Ceph is the most popular storage backend for OpenStack by a wide margin, as has been reported by the OpenStack Foundation’s survey every year since its inception. In the latest survey, conducted during the Summer of 2019, Ceph outclassed other options by an even greater margin than it did in the past, with a 75% …Read more

  • May 27, 2020
    City Network launches new cloud management system

    City Network, a leading global supplier of cloud services based on OpenStack, today announced a new and updated version of its cloud management system for its City Cloud infrastructure service. The digital transformation requires extreme focus on automation. As a response to this the updated cloud management system has been developed with a focus on …Read more

  • May 18, 2020
    If you want privacy, run your own videoconferencing service

    With remote working being more popular than ever and the need to organize activities on the net, our communications are increasingly going through videoconferencing services. Some of these services are criticized for how they use our personal data, but surveillance from law enforcement agencies is also cause for concern. Entrusting your data to a free …Read more

  • April 28, 2020
    Ceph at Red Hat Summit 2020

    Sage, Uday, and I put our best efforts into making sure that the new virtual venue for the Red Hat Summit would not diminish customer access and visibility into our future plans for Ceph. We delivered an unprecedented 18-month roadmap for the downstream, enterprise-class supported product, showcasing the “secret deck” that is usually reserved for …Read more

  • April 16, 2020
    Ceph Block Performance Monitoring

    Putting noisy neighbors in their place with “RBD Top” and QoS with Jason Dillaman (Red Hat) Prior to Red Hat Storage 4, Ceph storage administrators have not had access to built-in RBD performance monitoring and metrics gathering tools. While a storage administrator could monitor high-level cluster or OSD I/O metrics, oftentimes this was too coarse-grained …Read more

  • April 15, 2020
    Ceph Block Performance Monitoring: Putting noisy neighbors in their place with RBD top and QoS

    Prior to Red Hat Storage 4, Ceph storage administrators have not had access to built-in RBD performance monitoring and metrics gathering tools. While a storage administrator could monitor high-level cluster or OSD I/O metrics, oftentimes this was too coarse-grained to determine the source of noisy neighbor workloads running on top of RBD images. Read More

  • April 10, 2020
    The Power User’s Path to Ceph

    Deploying a containerized Ceph Storage 4 cluster using ceph-ansible with Guillaume Abrioux (Red Hat) and Paul Cuzner (Red Hat) Introduction # The landscape of modern IT infrastructure is dominated by software defined networking, public cloud, hybrid cloud and software defined storage. The shift from legacy hardware centric architectures to embrace software defined infrastructure requires a …Read more

  • April 9, 2020
    Deploying a containerized Red Hat Ceph Storage 4 cluster using ceph-ansible

    The landscape of modern IT infrastructure is dominated by software defined networking, public cloud, hybrid cloud and software defined storage. The shift from legacy hardware centric architectures to embrace software defined infrastructure requires a more mature orchestration “engine” to manage changes across distributed systems. Read More

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