Storage Tutorial: Learning Ceph with author Karan Singh

 

Watch Brian Chang and author and Ceph expert Karan Singh discuss Karan’s new book: “Learning Ceph: A Practical Guide to Designing, Implementing, and Managing Your Software-Defined, Massively Scalable Ceph Storage System.”

Karan, who works as a system specialist of storage and platform for CSC – IT Center for Science Ltd. in Finland provides IaaS cloud solutions based on OpenStack and Ceph Storage. Drawing on his extensive knowledge of Ceph, “Learning Ceph” provides a comprehensive look at Ceph, starting with an introduction to Ceph Storage, from its evolution to its future, then delving into the technology and architecture of Ceph including practical, step-by-step approaches to deploying your first cluster, a discussion on how Ceph manages data, hardware planning required for a production-grade cluster, how to manage and operate Ceph from a system administration point-of-view, and integrating Ceph with OpenStack.

Designed to take the reader from a basic knowledge up to an expert understanding, not only does “Learning Ceph” offer you invaluable insight into Ceph storage provisioning, but you can gain skills you can use to plan, deploy, and effectively manage your Ceph cluster. And don’t forget to snag the first chapter, free, from his blog, here.

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