By Michele Casey on Oct 16, 2015
The Oracle Linux team is excited to announce the Ceph Storage for Oracle Linux Release 1.0 technology preview. Based on the the Ceph community Firefly release (v0.80), Ceph Storage for Oracle Linux provides a high performing, scalable storage solution using commodity x86-based hardware, providing critical options for managing the growing storage requirements customers face today. This release includes the components needed to build Ceph storage clusters, using XFS or BTRFS as supported file systems, as well as the popular Ceph Object Gateway which provides RESTful API access to Ceph Storage clusters with compatibility to OpenStack Swift services. This technology preview is supported with Oracle Linux 6 and Oracle Linux 7 and the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel (Release 3 Quarterly Update 6). To download, please follow the instructions found here and review the release notes for more information.