Ceph: A Linux petabyte-scale distributed file system

Exploring the Ceph file system and ecosystem

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M. Tim Jones

Date archived: April 22, 2019 | First published: June 04, 2010

Linux® continues to invade the scalable computing space and, in particular, the scalable storage space. A recent addition to Linux's impressive selection of file systems is Ceph, a distributed file system that incorporates replication and fault tolerance while maintaining POSIX compatibility. Explore the architecture of Ceph and learn how it provides fault tolerance and simplifies the management of massive amounts of data.

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