file systems

Ceph as an alternative filesystem for the Hadoop ecosystem

(Moving old post from blogger to wordpress – originally posted in Aug 2010)

Ceph has been gaining ground as a quality file system and is under active development. It is on its path to becoming a strong contender to replace existing systems like HDFS etc. I co-authored an article for the Usenix ;login: August 2010 edition on Ceph as an alternative file system for Hadoop. You can read it here.