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

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Replication

The keeping of redundant copies of data is fundamental to Ceph, and the manner in which this is done is a fundamental characteristic of each pool. One is not prevented from provisioning a pool with no redundancy, but it rarely if ever makes sense to do so. Ceph today provides two redundancy strategies for ensuring data durability and availability: replication and erasure coding.

Replication is familiar to anyone who has worked with drive mirroring aka RAID 1 or RAID 10: multiple copies of data are kept on each of multiple devices. Ceph has implemented replicated pools for years and offers an extremely mature and stable implementation. The loss of one or potentially more devices does not result in the loss or unavailability of ...

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