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  • June 4, 2021
    Ceph Community Newsletter, June 2021

    Announcements Ceph Month June This week starts our June 2021 Ceph Month: full of Ceph presentations, lightning talks, and unconference sessions such as BOFs. There is no registration or cost to attend this event. Join the Ceph community as we discuss how Ceph, the massively scalable, open-source, software-defined storage system, can radically improve the economics …Read more

  • May 26, 2021
    v15.2.13 Octopus released

    This is the 13th backport release in the Octopus series. We recommend all users update to this release. Notable Changes RADOS: Ability to dynamically adjust trimming rate in the monitor and several other bug fixes. Changelog¶ blk/kernel: fix io_uring got (4) Interrupted system call (pr#39899, Yanhu Cao) ceph.spec.in: Enable tcmalloc on IBM Power and Z …Read more

  • May 13, 2021
    v16.2.4 Pacific released

    This is a hotfix release addressing a number of security issues and regressions. We recommend all users update to this release. Changelog¶ mgr/dashboard: fix base-href: revert it to previous approach (issue#50684, Avan Thakkar) mgr/dashboard: fix cookie injection issue (CVE-2021-3509, Ernesto Puerta) mgr/dashboard: fix set-ssl-certificate{,-key} commands (issue#50519, Alfonso Martínez) rgw: RGWSwiftWebsiteHandler::is_web_dir checks empty subdir_name (CVE-2021-3531, Felix …Read more

  • May 13, 2021
    v15.2.12 Octopus released

    This is a hotfix release addressing a number of security issues and regressions. We recommend all users update to this release. Changelog¶ mgr/dashboard: fix base-href: revert it to previous approach (issue#50684, Avan Thakkar) mgr/dashboard: fix cookie injection issue (CVE-2021-3509, Ernesto Puerta) rgw: RGWSwiftWebsiteHandler::is_web_dir checks empty subdir_name (CVE-2021-3531, Felix Huettner) rgw: sanitize \r in s3 CORSConfiguration’s …Read more

  • May 13, 2021
    v14.2.21 Nautilus released

    This is a hotfix release addressing a number of security issues and regressions. We recommend all users update to this release. Changelog¶ mgr/dashboard: fix base-href: revert it to previous approach (issue#50684, Avan Thakkar) mgr/dashboard: fix cookie injection issue (CVE-2021-3509, Ernesto Puerta) rgw: RGWSwiftWebsiteHandler::is_web_dir checks empty subdir_name (CVE-2021-3531, Felix Huettner) rgw: sanitize \r in s3 CORSConfiguration’s …Read more

  • May 13, 2021
    2021 Ceph User Survey Results

    For the third year, we surveyed the population of Ceph users and published that data for the benefit of all interested. Thank you to the 245 respondents who shared your usage, information, and opinions this year.  The purpose of this survey is to better understand how Ceph technologies have been adopted and to understand our …Read more

  • May 7, 2021
    New in Pacific: SQL on Ceph

    A new libcephsqlite library is available in Pacific that provides a ceph SQLite3 Virtual File System (VFS). The VFS implements backend support for SQLite3 to store and manipulate a database file on Ceph’s distributed object store, RADOS. Normal unmodified applications using SQLite can switch to this new VFS with trivial reconfiguration. SQLite was chosen as …Read more

  • May 6, 2021
    v16.2.3 Pacific released

    This is the third backport release in the Pacific series. We recommend all Pacific users update to this release. Notable Changes¶ This release fixes a cephadm upgrade bug that caused some systems to get stuck in a loop restarting the first mgr daemon.

  • May 5, 2021
    v16.2.2 Pacific released

    This is the second backport release in the Pacific stable series. We recommend all Pacific users upgrade. Notable Changes¶ Cephadm now supports an ingress service type that provides load balancing and HA (via haproxy and keepalived on a virtual IP) for RGW service. The experimental rgw-ha service has been removed. Changelog¶ ceph-fuse: src/include/buffer.h: 1187: FAILED …Read more

  • April 23, 2021
    New in Pacific: CephFS Updates

    The Ceph file system (CephFS) is the file storage solution of Ceph. Pacific brings many exciting changes to CephFS with a strong focus on usability, performance, and integration with other platforms, like Kubernetes CSI. Let’s talk about some of those enhancements. Multiple File System Support CephFS has had experimental support for multiple file systems for …Read more

  • April 19, 2021
    v14.2.20 Nautilus released

    This is the 20th bugfix release in the Nautilus stable series. It addresses a security vulnerability in the Ceph authentication framework. We recommend all Nautilus users upgrade. Security Fixes¶ This release includes a security fix that ensures the global_id value (a numeric value that should be unique for every authenticated client or daemon in the …Read more

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