OpenStack backed with Ceph Erasure Coded Pools

If you’re impatient, skip to the solution section πŸ˜ƒ Over the last few months I’ve been working with the University of Cape Town on the Ilifu research cloud project. The focus for the initial release of the cloud is mainly to provide compute and storage to astronomy and bioinformatics use cases. The technology powering this cloud is the ever-growing-in-popularity combination of OpenStack (Queens release) as the virtualisation platform and Ceph (Luminous) as the storage backend....

August 23, 2018 Β· 5 min Β· Eugene de Beste