The Ceph Blog

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

  • July 22, 2020
    Mimic is retired

    This post is to announce the retirement of v13.2.X Mimic stable release series, and there will no longer be any more backport releases to Mimic. Any more patches to the Mimic branch will have to be tested by the developer submitting the patches and approved by the tech lead of the respective component to keep …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 30, 2020
    v15.2.4 Octopus released

    This is the fourth release of the Ceph Octopus stable release series. In addition to a security fix in RGW, this release brings a range of fixes across all components. We recommend that all Octopus users upgrade to this release. Notable Changes¶ CVE-2020-10753: rgw: sanitize newlines in s3 CORSConfiguration’s ExposeHeader (William Bowling, Adam Mohammed, Casey …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 29, 2020
    v15.2.3 Octopus released

    We’re happy to announce the availability of the third Octopus stable release series. This release mainly is a workaround for a potential OSD corruption in v15.2.2. We advise users to upgrade to v15.2.3 directly. For users running v15.2.2 please execute the following:: ceph config set osd bluefs_preextend_wal_files false Changelog bluestore: common/ disable bluefs_preextend_wal_files (issue#45613, commit)

  • 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

  • May 18, 2020
    v15.2.2 Octopus released

    This is the second bugfix release of Ceph Octopus stable release series, we recommend that all Octopus users upgrade. This release has a range of fixes across all components and a security fix. Notable Changes¶ CVE-2020-10736: Fixed an authorization bypass in mons & mgrs (Olle SegerDahl, Josh Durgin) Changelog¶ ceph-volume/batch: check lvs list before access …Read more

  • April 30, 2020
    CDS Pacific: Dashboard planning summary

    A few weeks ago, a number of virtual Ceph Developer Summit meetings took place as a replacement for the in-person summit that was planned as part of Cephalocon in Seoul. The Ceph Dashboard team also participated in these and held three video conference meetings to lay out our plans for the “Pacific” release. For details, …Read more

  • April 28, 2020
    Public telemetry dashboards

    It is our pleasure to announce the immediate availability of dashboards based on the data reported via Ceph’s telemetry feature. Introduced with Ceph Mimic, Ceph telemetry after opt-in sends aggregated, anonymous statistics about how Ceph is being used and deployed to the Ceph Foundation’s community infrastructure under the CDLA-1.0 Sharing. The new dashboards, courtesy of …Read more

  • April 23, 2020
    v13.2.10 Mimic released

    This is the tenth bugfix release of Ceph Mimic, this release fixes a RGW CVE affecting mimic, and we recommend that all mimic users upgrade. Notable Changes CVE 2020 12059- Fix an issue with Post Object Requests with Tagging (#44967, Lei Cao, Abhishek Lekshmanan)