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OpenStack with Ceph: slow instance boot

This is another article about OpenStack with Ceph as the storage backend. Like my other posts about this topic this is not about how to install and configure your private cloud but it’s more a collection of obstacles you could … Continue reading

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OpenStack with Ceph: Clean up orphaned instances

Working with Ceph and OpenStack can make your life as a cloud administrator really easy, but sometimes you discover its downsides. From time to time I share some findings in this blog, it’s a nice documentation for me and hopefully … Continue reading

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Obstacles for OpenStack: cinder-volume tears down control node

I’d like to share another finding from my work with OpenStack. I was asked for assistance in a small private cloud based on Ocata with a single control node and a handful of compute nodes, and Ceph as storage backend. … Continue reading

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