The Ceph Blog

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

  • April 12, 2019
    New in Nautilus: device management and failure prediction

    Ceph storage clusters ultimately rely on physical hardware devices–HDDs or SSDs–that can fail. Starting in Nautilus, management and tracking of physical devices is now handled by Ceph. Furthermore, we’ve added infrastructure to collect device health metrics (e.g., SMART) and to predict device failures before they happen, either via a built-in pre-trained prediction model, or via …Read more

  • October 25, 2017
    New in Luminous: PG overdose protection

    Choosing the right number of PGs (“placement groups”) for your cluster is a bit of black art–and a usability nightmare. ¬†Getting a reasonable value can have a big impact on a cluster’s performance and reliability, both in a good way and a bad way. ¬†Unfortunately, over the past few years we’ve seen our share of …Read more

  • April 8, 2014
    Erasure Coding in Ceph

    Erasure Coding : All you have to know If there is data , there would be failure and there will also be administrators like us to recover this data and Erasure Coding is our shield.Storage systems have technologies for data protection and reco…