thin provisioning

Thin provisioning

We recently wrote about the methods of data deduplication and file compression for optimising storage space. A method for utilising space on a storage area network (SAN) is known as ‘thin provisioning’. With a traditional SAN, storage is allocated to…
ceph storage

What is Ceph?

Ceph is open-source software that provides a scalable and reliable clustered storage solution. In a clustered storage architecture multiple storage servers work together, and the workload is distributed between each server – this improves performance and reliability. Why Ceph? Ceph’s…