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Learning OpenStack High Availability by Rishabh Sharma

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Chapter 7. Shared Storage

For any OpenStack operator who strives to bring the cloud they manage to a higher availability, understanding all the different ways that a failure can occur and how these can impact the performance and availability of the service is a fundamental skill. This chapter is a fundamental requirement for high availability and quick recovery from a failure. In this chapter, different options to provide shared storage to OpenStack will be presented, and their configuration and setup will be explained to some extent.

In this chapter, we will cover the following main topics:

  • An introduction to GlusterFS
  • Installing GlusterFS
  • An introduction to Ceph
  • Installing Ceph

An introduction to GlusterFS

GlusterFS is designed for today's high-performance, ...

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