Tagged: Cloud storage

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RBD storing images in Ceph for the beginner

Ceph is the open source Software Defined Storage (SDS) king. By default Ceph stores objects, how can you use it to store block devices such as virtual machines disks? For that purpose you can use RBD,...

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Ceph pools: a beginner’s guide

So you’ve got your Ceph cluster up and running but you don’t know your way around its innards. That’s perfectly fine, this guide is for you. Let’s learn how to manage a fundamental piece of Ceph:...

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How to install ceph with ceph-ansible

ceph-ansible is the most flexible way to install and manage a full-blown Ceph cluster. Whilst not the easiest way, it isn’t too difficult and can produce production-grade clusters. Let’s take a look.

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What is Kubernetes Container Storage Interface

The Container Storage Interface (CSI) is a joint effort to create a cross platform interface for persistent storage to be used with container systems. Kuberntes is among the major players contributing to CSI and the CSI...

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Ceph: meet the Open SDS Storage king

In the era of Software Defined – everything one of the less agile and toughest block to abstract is storage. Ceph comes as the leader solution in the Open Source SDS with interesting and unique features...