Ceph is an open-source, highly scalable distributed storage system designed to deliver high performance, reliability, and flexibility for object, block, and file storage. It is widely adopted in cloud environments and data centers due to its self-managing, self-healing capabilities, and ability to horizontally scale to accommodate growing storage needs. Companies seeking a software-defined storage solution that is fault-tolerant and easily adaptable to various workloads rely on Ceph as an efficient and cost-effective alternative to traditional storage systems.
Ceph is supported by Apache CloudStack as both a primary and secondary storage solution, allowing administrators to leverage Ceph’s scalable and fault-tolerant storage capabilities within their CloudStack deployments. The integration ensures a streamlined management experience for Ceph storage systems, enabling features such as thin provisioning, snapshots, and cloning for virtual machines, further optimizing resource utilization and operational efficiency.
Open-source solution that’s scalable and fault-tolerant, ideal for diverse storage needs.
The setup and management can be complex, especially for those unfamiliar with distributed storage systems.
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