Migrating virtual machines from block-based storage to RADOS/Ceph

Ceph allows you to replace existing SAN storage (or SAN drop-in substitutes) with a flexible storage solution with real scale-out capabilities. Here is how you migrate existing virtual machines managed by libvirt from block-based storage to a Ceph based storage solution.

Prerequisites

What you'll need in order to successfully manage …

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Roll Your Own Cloud

Tim Serong and I explore the capabilities of KVM, iSCSI, DRBD and Pacemaker to create a fully open-source enterprise cloud.

Shot at linux.conf.au 2011 in Brisbane, this is me babbling, and Tim live-cartooning to the delight of the audience.


This article originally appeared on the hastexo …

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