The Cloudinfrastack Blog



Since our infrastructure is powered by Openstack, Cinder takes care of exposing our block devices to virtual machines. And because we value open source software, we use Ceph as the storage backend (as well as LVM in certain setups). In today’s article, I will show you the overview of Ceph architecture, pinpoint its advantages and disadvantages, and show you a demo of Ceph snapshotting to demonstrate its power and the ease of administration.