Kubernetes storage backend with Rook

About Rook This year we have seen lots of traction of the Rook project and have been talking much about the adoption of Rook within production infrastructures of our clients. We see more and more companies work with it and listened to how efficient the solution is. The reason why we talk much about Rook, […]

The discontinuing of SUSE Enterprise Storage (SES)

The discontinuing of SUSE Enterprise Storage (SES)

The discontinuing of SUSE Enterprise Storage (SES) As you have probably heard by now, SUSE is discontinuing its Ceph-based storage product, SUSE Enterprise Storage (SES). A moment to stress? No. Instead of the open-source-based enterprise object storage platform, the enterprise Linux distributor is now opting for its own persistent storage application, Rancher Longhorn. 42on can […]

How to break your Ceph cluster

How it began In the past we have talked about how to break your Ceph cluster. It began with a talk on ‘’10 ways to break your Ceph cluster’’. This is a presentation that was held by Wido den Hollander, the founder of 42on, during a Ceph conference in Germany. You can watch that talk […]

Ceph object storage and gateway 101

Ceph Object Gateway Ceph Object Gateway, also known as RADOS Gateway (RGW) is an object storage interface built on top of librados to provide applications with a RESTful gateway to Ceph storage clusters. Ceph Object Gateway supports two interfaces: 1.    It is S3-compatible: This provides object storage functionality with an interface that is compatible with a […]

A LOKI case study

What is LOKI? Loki is a god in Norse mythology; he is known as a troublemaker and a shapeshifter. In the Marvel franchise he is known as a fictional character portrayed by Tom Hiddleston, though his character is based on the Norse mythological god of the same name. In the open source industry we know […]

Ceph user survey

Each year Ceph holds a user survey to measure trends, improvements, and actual requests for functionalities. These surveys are very convenient for making hypothesizes about user behaviors as well. Thus, each year new user surveys are conducted to keep the data up to date. Two weeks ago, I shared some highlights about the 2021 OpenStack […]