Anyone who has attended the increasingly popular OpenStack Summit conference can attest to the growing enthusiasm for and adoption of OpenStack as the framework for open cloud deployments. This author helped deploy and manage over a dozen OpenStack regions around the world.
Cloud infrastructures need a fast, robust, and especially scalable bulk storage solution without bottlenecks. Here are some of the reasons why Ceph is the best choice for OpenStack clouds:
- Ceph provides a single back-end for block, file, and object storage. You do not need to manage three disparate and disjoint storage systems.
- Ceph offers advanced block storage functionality that enables fast creation, backup / snapshotting and cloning ...