The Best #DDoS protection: #DevOps

We’ve started selling online VPS on #OpenStack two years ago when #DDoS wasn’t so Distributed. Now, it’s our number one concern in our services and we’ve done lot of changes over the time in our Cloud Infrastructure to protect ourselves. It’s a Pity, that an important part of these instances are bought to attack outside sites and we were in the duty to suspend their services – we don’t want … Continue reading The Best #DDoS protection: #DevOps

Feed your head with new ways to deliver private

Open is better! Open makes easy to find agile ways to get your job done! Open supports the permanent transformation that your business requires! Whoever is saying that knows how exactly the market will behave in the next months or years, It’s not the best horse to bet on. IT market is changing every week …or better say, every day. I can say what I think … Continue reading Feed your head with new ways to deliver private

What do I have to choose to efficiently store, protect and manage my private cloud’s data?

The amount of available storage systems in the market have increased in my radar during the last months therefore the complexity to choose one of them – I am personally afraid of choosing one now and regret it later, aren´t you? –  The storage ecosystem is changing so fast that probably if you select something now, the criterion that you have just used won’t work few months later. This new trend of software defined something that has blessed the storage field and now … Continue reading What do I have to choose to efficiently store, protect and manage my private cloud’s data?

Other Ceph’s interesting features for Data Management and Storage Efficiency

Ceph is not just a JBODD (Just a Bunch of Dumb Disk) Technology with an amazing algorithm – see my previous posts for more information about CRUSH- to manage data location among nodes. You can get much interesting features to help you saving money or being more productive with your time. Let’s start from the file system used as the most basic component by the Object … Continue reading Other Ceph’s interesting features for Data Management and Storage Efficiency

#CRUSH: Distributing the low-level block allocation problem

I remember when I started to work with some Block Storage Arrays – or SAN storage systems – and how vendors those days were committed to bring savings through a disk consolidation project. A solution that caused some confusion when you realized that you had to pay three times more for no so too much performance and capacity – consolidation was the trend on those days – I remember when those storage … Continue reading #CRUSH: Distributing the low-level block allocation problem

#OpenStack speeds Loosely Coupled Scale-Out storage Type’s adoption

In my previous notes I’ve shown the definition of Loosely Coupled Scale-Out Storage Architecture and I’ve mentioned some products and vendors as reference. #Ceph, the open source project, and its block storage presentation, is an example of this type of solutions. I’ve exposed as well how #Ceph integrates itself to #Openstack as a block and object storage system, and I have to say that I personally prefer … Continue reading #OpenStack speeds Loosely Coupled Scale-Out storage Type’s adoption

#Ceph: The most affordable flash storage to speed your Cloud (our labs results with #OpenStack)

I want to share with you some results of our work with #Ceph with #OpenStack Cinder. We are working with three servers with SSD drives, and also Flash Cards as our journal and cache. We’ve executed three write tests with different sizes (1024MB, 2048MB and 4096MB) to Ceph devices from a virtual machine provisioned on KVM through OpenStack – the disk was provisioned through Cinder – using … Continue reading #Ceph: The most affordable flash storage to speed your Cloud (our labs results with #OpenStack)

#OpenStack likes #Ceph: You will love the way it works

Ceph scales out, Ceph is highly redundant, Ceph is flexible, Ceph is full of cool features. Ceph and #OpenStack are close friends. Te queremos Ceph! Firefly is the last Ceph’s release and is a beauty starting point for us to develop what we named “the first storage solution fully supported by KIO”. As I’ve mentioned in my previous notes regarding to this “Software Defined Storage” current reality, commodity is helping out … Continue reading #OpenStack likes #Ceph: You will love the way it works