Or should I say Ceph in the RedHat ;) I have been working hard on all kinds of interesting and innovative things that I will start sharing on soon, but this one worth discussing first. In my last post SAN vs OpenSource I was discussing the benefits of open source Software Defined Storage (SDS) initiative comparing it to SAN looking at two through the lens of Ceph. Another interesting post that was quite popular (according to the Google Analytics) is Ceph vs Gluster who interesting enough now joined under the RedHat or have they?
Recently ran into a very interesting video captured during the LinuxConf in Australia. This video captures the debate between John Mark Walker representing GlusterFS and Sage Weil representing Ceph. Both also represent private entetires Gluster -> Gluster Inc. that now owned by RedHat and Ceph -> Inktank.
First, I have to admit that I am quite excited about the OpenDayLight project as it promises to bring the “next penguin” despite all the arguments and roadblocks.
Certainly one may question the reason for all the hardware guys joining OpenDayLight, isn’t the ultimate goal to make network hardware to be based on “white-label” box that can be overlaid with open source (Linux based) OS that would provide all the great functionality that today enclosed in proprietary hardware of the “giants”?