What’s that saying: Ya can’t keep a good person down? Well, ya can’t keep a good technology contained—and that’s why Ceph’s been appearing at venues across the globe.
Ceph Day just hit Chicago
Most recently—this past August—Ceph made its way to Chicago, home of Chicago-style pizza and hot dogs, a place known worldwide for its Prohibition-era ruckus as well as its present-day spirits and brews. There, at Ceph Day Chicago, Bloomberg’s Chris Jones, senior cloud infrastructure, architecture/DevOps, explained how Ceph helps power storage at the financial giant.
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Sage Weil, Red Hat’s chief architect of Ceph and co-creator of Ceph – among many other credentials – recently held an “ask me anything” session on Reddit. Though you can read the whole thing for yourself, here, we’ve collected the top questions and answers for your edification. Read on!
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Want to know more about rich media? In a recent webinar, Red Hat Senior Solutions Architect Kyle Bader took a deep dive into rich media and the unique demands it places on storage systems. We recap some highlights from the webinar here, but please register for the on-demand version here to get the full experience.
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Score one more for Red Hat Storage! In case you didn’t hear, GlusterFS is the proud recipient of a 2015 Bossie Award, InfoWorld’s top picks in open source datacenter and cloud software. Highly influential worldwide among technology and business decision makers alike, the IDC publication selected GlusterFS as one of its top picks for 2015.
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Want to try Red Hat Ceph Storage for yourself? Then it’s your lucky day. You can test drive it now. For free!
Available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in a number of short, easily digestible labs, the Red Hat Ceph Storage test drive gives you a hands-on opportunity to explore the product’s features and see for yourself—in real time—how Red Hat Ceph Storage works. In addition to letting you explore the management features and fundamentals of Red Hat Ceph Storage, test drive labs walk you through such things as how to deploy a Ceph cluster and how to set up erasure-coded and replication storage pools.
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If you’re building public or private clouds—or simply need massively scalable, flexible storage designed for the cloud—you’ve probably heard about Ceph. But what you may not have heard is that there’s now a reference architecture covering configurations and benchmarks results for Red Hat Ceph Storage on Supermicro storage servers. For real!
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Containers, Big Data, and Software Defined Storage are three of the hottest trends in the IT landscape today, and a new project at Capital One combines all three. The Analytics Garage, seen in this DockerCon 2015 presentation by Santosh Bardwaj, Sr. Director Big Data Platform and Engineering at Capital One, is a truly ground breaking concept that leverages the agility of containers and software defined storage to offer a big data analytics applications development platform that is self-service, scalable, and fast.
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For easy access to a wealth of Red Hat Storage information, from product updates and use case insights to industry best practices, check out the Red Hat Storage Slideshare page. With presentations going back a few years you’ll be able to find just about anything – including the presentations used during select sessions at Red Hat Summit 2015. Below is just a sampling of some of the presentations you’ll find.
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When you put a time consuming challenge with a lot of steps in front of an engineer, their mind invariably strays to “How can I make this faster, easier, better?” We recently spoke with Sébastien Han, senior cloud architect at Red Hat in France, who, like any good engineer, thinks along those lines.
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So remember last month when we announced updates to Red Hat Gluster Storage? Well, we made good: Those updates are here in v3.1.
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It’s kind of like living in a neighborhood, you know, software is. Once you’ve moved in, you can try to develop your neighborhood all on your own, without the guidance and contributions of the knowing, experienced people around you. But you won’t get the best outcome. In the best neighborhoods, all neighbors welcome the contributions of those around them—Everyone stays open to the thoughts and help of the people around them who share their goal: to make what they’re developing—their neighborhood—the very best it can be. For the greater good.
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