OpenStack Nova snapshots on Ceph RBD

I have been waiting for this feature for more than a year and it is almost there! This likely brings us one step toward diskless compute nodes. This “under the hood” article will explain the mechanisms in place to perform fast and efficient Nova instance snapshots directly in Ceph.

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Ceph at the OpenStack Summit Tokyo 2015

With this article, I would like to take the opportunity to thank you all for voting for our presentation. It is always with a great pleasure that we will give you the last updates of Ceph developments happening in OpenStack.

Ceph talks coverage at the next OpenStack summit:

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OpenStack Summit Tokyo: time to vote

Yet again and for the second time this year, it is time to vote for summit presentations :). Self promotion ahead :).

As always, Josh and I will present the newest addition of Liberty for Ceph in OpenStack. I don’t want to spoil to much but what I can tell you is this cycle is doing well and most of the wanted features would likely land in Liberty. So if you want to see all the amazing things that happened during this cycle:

This presentation will be a follow up on Dude where’s my volume? talk from Vancouver.

Thanks in advance for your votes and support :).

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OpenStack Glance: a first glimpse at image conversion

Following my best Kilo’s additions selection, today I will be introducing the Glance image conversion. This feature was discussed at the last OpenStack summit in Paris, you can access the etherpad discussion. Before you get all excited, let me tell you first that the patch introduced during this Kilo cycle is the first of a series. So do not get disappointed if it does not fit your needs yet (and it probably won’t…). Now if you are still inclined reading the article let’s jump in!

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