Selecting Ceph, the revolutionary open source, massively scalable, distributed storage system and partnering with Inktank allowed DreamHost to successfully launch DreamObjects. DreamObjects is powered by Ceph to provide inexpensive, scalable object storage service that was developed from the ground up to provide a reliable, flexible cloud storage solution for entrepreneurs and developers.
As an open source project, Ceph frees DreamObjects users from the restrictions of vendor lock-in, and because it runs on top of inexpensive server hardware, Ceph drove down DreamHost’s cost per gigabyte, which translates to big savings for their customers. By leveraging the massively scalable open source Ceph storage technology, DreamHost is able to innovate cloud storage and compete with the industry giants
This webinar will discuss best practices and lessons learned in creating DreamObjects, including the need to manage scale, speed, monitoring, uptime, security and cost.
RecordedFeb 7 201335 mins
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Since our last performance webinar a lot of improvement has been made
when it comes to testing Ceph. During this webinar, Red Hat’s Ceph
Performance Engineer, Mark Nelson, will give you an in-depth analysis on
the test methodology on all the testing that Ceph has been going through
with the release of Firefly. Mark will also discuss the following:
** How to testing massively distributed systems like Ceph
** Challenges that were faced while testing Ceph and solving them
** Updated benchmarks and their significance
** Opportunities for enhancing performance
Neil Levine, Director of Product Management, Red Hat
Red Hat’s Inktank Ceph Enterprise 1.2 is the solution. Join our free webinar Wednesday, July 30, and learn how this new release couples a slate of powerful features with the tools needed to confidently run production Ceph clusters at scale to deliver new levels of flexibility and cost advantages for enterprises like yours, ones seeking to store and manage the spectrum of data - from “hot” mission-critical data to “cold” archival data.
During this event, you’ll learn about features that include:
**Erasure coding: Meet your cold storage and archiving needs at a reduced cost per gig.
**Cache tiering: Move “hot” data onto high-performance media when that data becomes active and “cold” data to lower cost media when that data becomes inactive.
**Calamari: Monitor the performance of your cluster as well as manage storage pools and change configuration settings with this newly open-sourced Ceph management platform.
During this 10-minute webinar you will hear from Kyle Bader, Senior Solutions Architect at Inktank where Ceph fits into the OpenStack’s architecture. He will then dig deeper to show you how to configure the following:
Want to know what hardware should we select for validating Ceph in our environment? This document provides high level guidelines and recommendations for selecting commodity hardware infrastructure from major server vendors to enable you to quickly deploy Ceph-based storage solutions.
Learn about Inktank's new product, which allows enterprises to take advantage of Ceph, the future of storage™. This webinar will cover the core components of this new subscription product, including open source Ceph, Inktank's support services and Calamari, the new graphical cluster manager. Explaining how Inktank Ceph Enterprise can radically change both the economics and operations of scale-out storage, this webinar is ideal for those looking to learn how to introduce a revolutionary new storage product into their business.
Interested in finding out more about the transformative combination of Ceph and Calxeda? Join us as we host a roundtable panel discussion on the high-growth trend of software-defined storage, and the hardware platforms built to help you increase the scalability and reliability of your storage tier, while significantly lowering overall acquisition and operational costs.
Come hear about the latest release of Ceph “Dumpling” (v0.67), the fourth stable release of Ceph. Inktank’s development efforts for the “Dumpling” release include multi-site capability and managing and monitoring API. During this webinar you will learn how Ceph enables you to deploy object storage using the region and zone concepts familiar to users of Amazon Web Services (AWS). Also, hear about the roadmap for additional multi-site functionality to come.
Join us for this webinar as we walk through the new and updated functionality in the “Dumpling” release in these areas:
· Multi-site functionality
· Management and monitoring API
· Xen Server Integration Update
· Red Hat RDO integration
Ceph is a big system with lots of moving parts, and getting all of the pieces to fit together can be a chore without good tools. Thankfully, there's a new Ceph tool in town: ceph-deploy!
The ceph-deploy tool allows you to install Ceph packages on remote hosts, initialize a cluster, add and remove nodes, and tear everything down again. It was written with automation in mind, so it's easy to script.
During this session, we will create a small Ceph cluster using ceph-deploy on virtual machines. If you'd like to follow along yourself, come with a few fresh Ubuntu server VMs - chances are good that you'll leave the room with a running cluster!
Last month was another milestone for Ceph with the release of Cuttlefish (v0.61), the third stable release of Ceph. Inktank’s development efforts for the Cuttlefish release have been focused around Red Hat support and making it easier to install and configure Ceph while improving the operational ease of integrating with 3rd party tools, such as provisioning and billing systems. As ever, there have also been a ton of new features we have added to the object and block capabilities of Ceph, as well as with the underlying storage cluster (RADOS), alongside some great contributions from the community.
Join us for a webinar as we walk you through all the new and updated features that are included in the Ceph Cuttlefish release.
Large-scale deployments are similar to building a house, you need a solid reliable foundation or everything will collapse around you. Ceph Object Storage is the foundation object storage layer of the Ceph storage platform. Ceph Object Storage is designed to scale out theoretically to infinity. It is self-managing, self-healing, has no single point of failure and is equipped with a unique deterministic placement algorithm designed to eliminate metadata bottlenecks and increase overall efficiency accessing data.
Join today to learn in depth knowledge on:
• CRUSH – The deterministic data placement algorithm of Ceph's Object Storage
• RADOS’s intelligent nodes – each disk gains intelligence enabling peer-to-peer cooperation and information sharing
• The Ceph cluster map, including how it's configured and maintained
• Failure detection, recovery, and data migration in Ceph clusters
Ceph’s block device was integrated into Apache CloudStack in the 4.0 release. Ceph serves as a native block provider for images and volumes, and integrates with the virtualization infrastructure to connect the block devices to the VM’s. Unlike most storage solutions, Ceph unifies object and block storage in one unified storage solution. The Ceph fully distributed object store underneath the Ceph Block device lets you decouple your compute and storage in CloudStack and allows mobility of virtual machines across your compute cluster.
This webinar will discuss:
•How storage in CloudStack works
•How to use Ceph as Primary Storage
•How to use Ceph as Secondary Storage
Imagine an entire cluster filled with commodity hardware, no RAID cards, little human intervention and faster recovery times: this is a reality with Ceph replication. Unlike traditional RAID, Ceph stripes data across an entire cluster, not just RAID sets, while keeping a mix of old and new data to prevent high traffic in replaced disks. During this webinar, we will explore:
· How Ceph Replication Works
· Benefits of Using Ceph Replication over traditional RAID
Sage Weil, Creator of Ceph, Founder & CTO of Inktank
Ceph is becoming widely known as the next-generation storage system of choice. The power of Ceph can transform your organization’s IT infrastructure and your ability to manage vast amounts of data. If your organization runs applications with different storage interface needs, Ceph is for you! Ceph’s foundation is the Reliable Autonomic Distributed Object Store (RADOS), which provides your applications with object, block, and file system storage in a single unified storage cluster—making Ceph flexible, highly reliable and easy for you to manage.
Join this to learn about the following advance features of Ceph:
This webinar will focus on advanced features and configuration of Ceph. Attendees should have a basic understanding and preferably hands-on experience with Ceph before attending this webinar.