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 […]

A talk, a tour and a surprise at the Cephalocon 

If you have read our last blog about the upcoming Cephalocon, you might be familiar with the concept already. If you are not familiar with the Cephalocon or our blog, you can read it through the following link: https://42on.com/cephalocon-2023/    We are members!  We are members of the Ceph Foundation as well as the Linux Foundation. […]

Cephalocon 2023 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands!

What is it?Cephalocon is coming up again, this year from April 16th to 18th. If you are not familiar with it you might wonder: “But what exactly is Cephalocon?” For instance, as the Ceph Foundation describes it ‘’Cephalocon is the yearly event that brings together the global community of operators, developers, and researchers for Ceph, […]

Interview with the Fairbanks and 42on HR executive

At Fairbanks and 42on we just love open source! And 2022 was another beautiful year for us, filled with open source awesomeness and challenges. As a company we are always looking forward, but for this blog, let’s look back for a minute. To gain another inside perspective, we have interviewed our HR executive for this […]

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 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 […]