[Openstack] why did openstack choose ceph (and not glusterfs)

Tom Fifield tom at openstack.org
Fri Jul 12 00:27:10 UTC 2013


Community Manager here - just confirming - "OpenStack" has not "chosen 
Ceph". Not sure where that information is coming from - got a blog link 
so we can fix any confusion? :)



On 12/07/13 10:23, Zippy Zeppoli wrote:
> Hello,
> I apologize if this email causes some kind of subjective ruckus, but
> frankly I don't care (sorry etiquette) since it will resolve a
> reasonable question that isn't clearly answered on the web.
> Why did openstack choose ceph and not glusterfs. There doesn't seem to
> be a lot of (good) information on how/why to choose one over the other,
> and I'm sure most folks do a proof-of-concept to figure this out, but it
> doesn't seem like a lot of information has been shared on the matter.
> That being said, OpenStack is a large open source project that has
> decided to use this storage platform (big decision). Why and how did the
> technical architects for OpenStack come to this decision (blog post
> would be awesome, wasn't able to find one Googling).
> CheerZ

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