Ceph Squid: About the new Ceph release

The world of data storage is seeing a transformation with the introduction of Ceph Squid, the latest evolution in the Ceph storage ecosystem. This new advancement promises to redefine scalability, performance, and reliability in data storage, supported by the strongest alliance of tech innovators and developers to date. In this blog, we will discuss the […]

42on at KubeCon: Highlights from KubeCon 2024 in Paris

42on attended KubeCon in Paris last week and let me tell you: Wow… these were a couple of unforgettable days. Now that we’re back, it feels like the perfect time to reflect on some of the highlights from our perspective. So, let’s get to it. Preparation day KubeCon On Tuesday, we arrived in Paris and […]

Press release: 42on Partners with Sidero Labs to Accelerate Kubernetes Implementations with Talos Operating System

Date: 27-02-24 Location: Baarn – The Netherlands / Goleta – USA 42on, a leading provider of open-source storage solutions and a subsidiary of Fairbanks International Group (FIG), is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with Sidero Labs, the pioneering developer behind cutting-edge cloud-native technologies. This partnership is poised to deliver unparalleled value to businesses leveraging Kubernetes and Ceph scale […]

Ceph components and abbreviations explained

While more and more companies start deploying Ceph, we also see that the open source technology is adopted by more and more market verticals. 10 years ago, we saw that Ceph was mostly adopted in the university and hosting verticals, nowadays we also see major growth in the governmental, software development, financial, fintech, telecommunications and […]

42on looking back on 2022

42on looking back on 2022, by Wout van Heeswijk Now that the end of the year is near, Fairbanks and 42on like to reminisce a little on the past year. To do this from multiple perspectives we have interviewed some of our colleagues. Earlier this week we published the interview with Eric Kessels (CTO of […]

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 […]

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 […]