Just like promised last Monday, this article is the first of a series of informative blog posts about incoming Ceph features.
Today, I’m cheating a little bit because I will decrypt one particular feature that went a bit unnoticed with Jewel.
So we are discussing something that is already available but will have follow-ups with new Ceph releases.
The feature doesn’t really have a name but it’s along the line of having an iSCSI support with the RBD protocol.
With that, we can connect Ceph storage to hypervisors and/or operating systems that don’t have a native Ceph support but understand iSCSI.
Technically speaking this targets non-Linux users who can not use
librbd with QEMU or