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

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Emerging technologies

Today conventional servers are generally used for Ceph deployments, but an interesting emerging technology is that of embedding a compact system right onto a drive's electronics board, including dual Ethernet interfaces. One can think of these novel assemblies as disk drives that run Linux onboard. As each only needs to power a single OSD, their modest processors and bandwidth are sufficient. An OSD chassis, instead of being an expensive general-purpose computer, becomes effectively a disk array with an embedded network switch. These microserver drives are not yet widely available or implemented, but hold promise for interesting, scalable, modular Ceph systems of tomorrow.

Read more about microserver drives here http://ceph.com/community/500-osd-ceph-cluster ...

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