The Dos and Don'ts for Ceph for OpenStack

Posted on Mon 28 November 2016 in hints-and-kinks • Tagged with OpenStack, Ceph • 9 min read

Ceph and OpenStack are an extremely useful and highly popular combination. Still, new Ceph/OpenStack deployments frequently come with easily avoided shortcomings — we'll help you fix them!


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CephFS and LXC: Container High Availability and Scalability, Redefined

Posted on Thu 06 October 2016 in presentations • Tagged with Ceph, LXC • 1 min read

An overview of applying CephFS to LXC containers.


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Hosting a web site in radosgw

Posted on Tue 26 January 2016 in hints-and-kinks • Tagged with Ceph • 6 min read

If you're familiar with web site hosting on Amazon S3, which is a simple and cheap way to host a static web site, you might be wondering whether or not you can do the same in Ceph radosgw.

The short answer is you can't. Bucket Website is listed as Not …


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Removing buckets in radosgw (and their contents)

Posted on Wed 23 December 2015 in hints-and-kinks • Tagged with Ceph • 1 min read

Every once in a while you'll want to remove a bucket in radosgw, including all the objects contained in that bucket.

Now you might use a utility like s3cmd for that purpose:

s3cmd rb --recursive s3://mybucket

The advantage to this approach is that your users can do it, using …


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A Python one-liner for pretty-printing radosgw utilization

Posted on Thu 17 December 2015 in hints-and-kinks • Tagged with Ceph, Python • 1 min read

In case you need a quick overview of how many radosgw objects live in your Ceph cluster, here‘s how you do that in one (slightly involved) line of Python.


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