In this chapter, we will explore the process of setting up a Ceph cluster in our sandbox environment. The following topics will be covered:
- Installing prerequisites for our sandbox environment
- Bootstrapping our Ceph Cluster
- Deploying our Ceph Cluster
- Scaling our Ceph Cluster
Sandbox environment will contain a set of virtual machines within which we will install and run our Ceph processes. In order to set up this environment we first need to install the necessary prerequisites on our system, including Vagrant, Git, Ansible, and VirtualBox. We will guide you through the installation of those prerequisites step-by-step before we bootstrap Ceph on your machine.
The virtual machines we will provision for running ...