Matthew Johns
By: Matthew Johns

November 25, 2019 10:44 am

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Cephalocon Gangnam Style

The most eagerly awaited event in the open source software-defined storage calendar is without a doubt Cephalocon. In 2019, the Ceph community came to Barcelona, but it was recently announced that in March 2020, Cephalocon is coming to Seoul, South Korea! All about Seoul Seoul is the capital and largest metropolis of South Korea, and […]

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Larry Morris
By: Larry Morris

November 19, 2019 5:06 pm

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How AI and ML will drive increased use of software defined storage

Few technologies have been as hyped as artificial intelligence and machine learning in recent years, but then few technologies have the same potential for transformative change. You won’t find a CMO anywhere on the planet unmoved by the possibility of increasing sales and customer loyalty through personalisation at scale: the right offer to the […]

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John S. Tonello
By: John S. Tonello

October 31, 2019 5:19 pm

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Deploy SUSE Enterprise Storage on Kubernetes in just 7 easy steps

The technical preview for running SUSE Enterprise Storage on Rook using SUSE CaaSP Platform has been out for about a month now, but if you haven't had time to give it a try, here's how to do it quickly and easily. One of the goals of the tech preview is to show the path forward […]

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John S. Tonello
By: John S. Tonello

October 18, 2019 3:56 pm

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Can I deploy Ceph on older hardware?

You just retired a bunch of servers and disk arrays, but before you place hundreds of thousands or millions of dollars' worth of equipment on the curb, you’re wondering if you can use it for a Ceph-based storage solution like SUSE Enterprise Storage. The answer is: maybe. SUSE prides itself on supporting a wide […]

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Blaine Gardner
By: Blaine Gardner

October 8, 2019 6:05 pm

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Introducing a Tech Preview of Containerized Ceph on Kubernetes

Now introducing... We have been hard at work to bring a containerized version of Ceph to Kubernetes, and we are very excited to announce that we are releasing a technical preview of our project to run SUSE Enterprise Storage (powered by Ceph) on SUSE CaaS Platform (powered by Kubernetes). We leverage the most modern, powerful […]

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Larry Morris
By: Larry Morris

September 24, 2019 3:00 pm

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Persistent Storage for Containers: Why the Future is Open Source

Software containerization is unlikely to be at the top of the list of considerations for the average storage administrator.  First and foremost storage professionals are going to be concerned with every enterprise’s most pressing problem: managing the ‘explosive’ volume of data within the constraints of their limited IT budget. However, there are […]

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John S. Tonello
By: John S. Tonello

September 20, 2019 2:57 pm

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RBD vs. iSCSI: How best to connect your hosts to a Ceph cluster

SUSE Enterprise Storage is a versatile Ceph storage platform that enables you to get block, object and file storage all in one solution, but knowing how best to connect your virtual and bare-metal machines to a Ceph cluster can be confusing. In this blog post, I’ll give you a quick overview to get you […]

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John S. Tonello
By: John S. Tonello

September 5, 2019 12:31 pm

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Want to quickly connect OpenStack and Ceph? SUSE OpenStack Cloud has you covered

Integration is the name of the game when it comes to software-defined infrastructure, and tools that take away much of the pain area ideal for any fast-moving IT shop. When it comes to connecting OpenStack with Ceph storage, SUSE has integrated tools that make it a snap. SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 offers users simple […]

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John S. Tonello
By: John S. Tonello

August 29, 2019 3:03 pm

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SUSE Enterprise Storage and Veeam go great together

Whether you're new to the popular Windows-based backup tool Veeam or an old pro, you know that ever-growing demands on your storage resources are a true challenge. The flexibility of Ceph makes it a good choice for a back-up target, and SUSE Enterprise Storage makes it easy. In this SUSE Guide, you'll learn how to […]

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David Byte
By: David Byte

August 12, 2019 1:08 pm

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How You Can Make Ceph Better

Well, here we are, SUSE Enterprise Storage 6 is out the door and seeing customer deployments.  Product management is happy, the engineers are relieved, and our customers continue to move forward with more advanced features, reliability, and scalability than ever before.  With this successful launch behind us, it is time to ask, "[…]

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