The Future of Storage

Ceph is an object storage based free software storage platform that stores data on a single distributed computer cluster, and provides interfaces for object-, block- and file-level storage. Ceph aims primarily to be completely distributed without a single point of failure, scalable to the exabyte level, and freely available.

Ceph replicates data and makes it fault-tolerant, using commodity hardware and requiring no specific hardware support. As a result of its design, the system is both self-healing and self-managing, aiming to minimize administration time and other costs.

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Technologies

  • c/c++
  • python
  • object-storage

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Ceph 2016 Projects

  • vear91
    End-to-end Performance Visualization
    Abstract Tracing support with annotation-based traces is a promising approach to allow developers to get a view into the performance behavior of Ceph...
  • Ani
    Improve Ceph’s Python Infrastructure
    This project aims to improve Ceph’s Python infrastructure, making the codebase clean, modern, and maintainable. A major part of this improvement...
  • Zhao Junwang
    ON-THE-WIRE ENCRYPTION SUPPORT
    Ceph does a cryptographic handshake when establishing a connection in order to mutually authenticate the client and server, but the actual data is...
  • Oleh Prypin
    Python 3 Support for Ceph
    Ceph is coded mostly in C++, however many of its high-level parts are written in Python. Currently they support only Python 2.6 and 2.7. The purpose...
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