Leveraging Open Source Ceph in Commercial Storage Products Paul von Stamwitz Fujitsu

Leveraging Open Source Ceph in
Commercial Storage Products
Paul von Stamwitz
Fujitsu
[email protected]
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November 2014
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Outline
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Why Open Source?
Why Ceph?
Benefits of commercialization
Challenges
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Why Open Source?
Customers want it!
Open Source provides value for the
customer and for us
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Why Ceph?
App
Librados
A library allowing
apps to directly
access RADOS,
with support for
C, C++, Java,
Python, Ruby,
and PHP
App
Host / VM
Client
Object
Virtual Disk
Files & Dirs
Ceph Object
Gateway
(RGW)
Ceph Block
Device
(RBD)
Ceph File
System
(CephFS)
A bucket-based
REST gateway,
compatible with
S3 and Swift
A reliable and fullydistributed block
device, with a Linux
kernel client and a
QEMU/KVM driver
A POSIX-compliant
distributed file
system, with a Linux
kernel client and
support for FUSE
The Ceph difference
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Removes Limitations
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Object based
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Strong Consistency
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Update in place
Flexible
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Shared Intelligence
Ceph Storage Cluster (RADOS)
A reliable, autonomous, distributed object store comprised
of self-healing, self-managing, intelligent storage nodes
Ceph is the most comprehensive implementation of Unified Storage
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How to Commercialize?
OR
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ETERNUS CD10000
Hyperscale Storage
ETERNUS CD10000
Unlimited
Scalability
Zero
Downtime
Open
Standards
ETERNUS
CD10000
Cost
optimized
Immortal
System
The new
unified
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Benefits
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Easy to deploy
Central SW Deployment
Tuned for performance
GUI for easy management
Lifecyle protection
• Seamles upgrades
• Security updates
 Global Support
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Challenges
 New features vs. hardening
 Greenfield vs. transitioning existing DCs
• Support for legacy interfaces/protocols
 Proprietary vs. open source
• Customer concerns
• Internal concerns
– IP, allocation of resources, etc.
The greater the overall acceptance of Ceph,
the more our products will succeed
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Ceph: The Future of Storage
 The Data Center is
Transforming
 Through 2020, 90% of IT
industry growth will be driven
by 3rd Platform technologies
Source: IDC 12/12
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 We believe Ceph will be a
foundational component in
next generation Data Centers
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Thank you!
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