Ceph SSD Tiering

I’ve tried to insert an SSD tier on a 3 node ceph block storage to check the performance boost. The landscape is composed by 6 CentOS VM, 1 admin, 1 monitor+dashboard, 3 osd and 1 rbd client used as nfs gateway with kernel module, on a 6 node vSphere 6 Read more…

High-Performance PCIe SSD

Needing more space and speed on my home PC, it runs a VMware lab (Workstation 11.2), HP Z600 with dual Xeon E5520 24GB of RAM, SSD Hard Drive SATA 256GB and a 1TB Seagate, I purchased a Kingston 480GB M.2 SSD PCIe card. I chose this card because it is the most efficient Read more…