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Ceph is an Open Source software defined storage platform designed to provide highly scalable object, block and file-based storage in a unified system. Designed for flexibility, Ceph integrates seamlessly with cloud infrastructures like OpenStack and supports diverse workloads with robust, self-healing and self-managing capabilities.

Key benefits of Ceph include:

  • Scalability: Ceph is designed to scale from terabytes to exabytes, easily meeting the needs of small businesses to large enterprises.
  • Resilience: With built-in redundancy and data replication, Ceph ensures data integrity and availability even in the face of hardware failures.
  • High performance: Using a distributed architecture, Ceph delivers high throughput and low latency, making it ideal for high-demand workloads.
  • Cost-effective: As open source, Ceph eliminates licensing costs and its ability to run on commodity hardware reduces CapEx.
  • Versatility: Ceph supports a variety of storage types - object, block and file - on a single platform, simplifying storage management and reducing operational complexity.

Lifecycle Management of Ceph in OSISM