[Beowulf] Red Hat buys Inktank, maker of Ceph

Douglas O'Flaherty douglasof at gmail.com
Wed Apr 30 18:03:17 PDT 2014

In effect, Red Hat concedes that CEPH is the storage system for OpenStack. I can't tell you where Gluster will land. It has been very effective scaling out addressable storage on AWS. 

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> On Apr 30, 2014, at 6:40 PM, Bogdan Costescu <bcostescu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Prentice Bisbal
> <prentice.bisbal at rutgers.edu> wrote:
>> I don't know
>> much about either filesystem, but imagine RH will soon jettison Gluster so
>> they aren't selling two competing products.
> They aren't competing. RH bases his virtualization & cloud products on
> GFS (previously from Systina) and GlusterFS. Although GlusterFS, with
> its plugin architecture, could also work in a massive parallel way,
> it's at least not marketed by RH for this purpose. Ceph seems to be
> the a good way to fill in this void in RH's portfolio.
> Cheers,
> Bogdan
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