Alexandra Settle
By: Alexandra Settle

November 3, 2021 1:54 pm

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Inside the Aquarium: Investigating a storage appliance built on Ceph

A long, long time ago, a young man named Sage Weil had a doctoral dissertation to complete. He sat in his living room (I presume) and thought to himself, "How can I improve Software-Defined Storage?"* And so, Ceph was born. But the perception is that Ceph is too complex to use for […]

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Alexandra Settle
By: Alexandra Settle

September 11, 2020 3:48 pm

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Ceph and SUSE making the first step toward Windows

Ceph is a highly-resilient software-defined-storage offering which has only been available to Microsoft Windows environments through the use of iSCSI or CIFS gateways. In order to bring the benefits of native Ceph to Microsoft Windows environments, SUSE partnered with Cloudbase Solutions to port Ceph to the Microsoft Windows platform. As of the 11th of […]

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Alexandra Settle
By: Alexandra Settle

June 2, 2020 12:28 pm

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Staying Out of Trouble with SUSE Enterprise Storage 7

Do you ever wake up in the morning and think, “I wish there was somewhere that stored common troubleshooting problems for SUSE Enterprise Storage?” Do you sometimes sit in your office, blasted by the freezing air conditioning and say out loud, “I’d leave earlier if I knew more about troubleshooting cephadm![…]

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Alexandra Settle
By: Alexandra Settle

April 25, 2019 9:15 am

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Beastly documentation: A SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 reorg story

Cloud 9 is a complex beast, and so is its documentation. And like any other beast, the documentation needs occasional grooming.       So for the Cloud 9 release, we put a lot of effort not only into documenting new functionality and addressing the existing issues, but also restructuring  documentation. Unofficially, […]

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