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Learning Ceph - Second Edition by Karan Singh, Vaibhav Bhembre, Anthony D'Atri

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Deploying our Ceph cluster

So far we have downloaded and installed all the necessary dependencies and updated the necessary configuration files in order to prepare for Ceph deployment. In this section, we will make use of all of the work we did previously to finally deploy a Ceph cluster in the sandbox environment.

This proceeds in two phases:

The first phase will use Vagrant to create the virtual machines. Based on the modifications we did to the vagrant_variables.yml file at the end of this step we should see a total of five virtual machines created: 1 for Ceph monitor, 3 for Ceph OSDs, and 1 for the client.

    $ vagrant up --no-provision --provider=virtualbox

This instructs vagrant to create the CPU, memory, and storage resources for each ...

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