O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Corporate procurement policies

Hardware choice may be constrained by organizational policy. Perhaps your company enjoys a volume discount from HP, or has an umbrella support contract with IBM. You may even work for a company that sells servers and are thus urged or compelled to keep it in the family, dogfood style: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eating_your_own_dog_food.

In most cases, this will not crimp your Ceph-stacking style substantially, though this author has seen three problematic instances.

  • On occasion, procurement policies are so draconian that it is nearly impossible to order a custom hardware configuration, with the only choices a small handful of ill-fitting models on an anachronistic menu, for example, a 1U chassis with only ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required