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

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Introduction

This chapter covers Ceph's components, services, and how they work together:

  • The daemons and components that make up the Ceph backend:
    • RADOS
    • Monitors (MONs)
    • OSDs
    • Ceph Manager
    • RGW
  • The services presented to users:
    • Block
    • Object
    • File

We'll describe each in turn, and what they mean to Ceph admins and users. This sets the stage for topics covered in the following chapters:

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