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We dropped a mini Storinator into the Reddit ocean and got a lot of ripples last week.  This teaser photo of the “Storinator Jr” generated many questions about what this mini Storinator is — so let’s dive in and tell you all about it. This little project started when Jeff Geerling’s work with Raspberry Pi-based mini storage systems inspired one of our…

This new tool 45Drives' developed for deploying Ceph, creatively dubbed as Ceph Deploy, exists as a module within Houston that allows you to set up your cluster from within a graphical user interface. So what does this mean for our customers? With Ceph Deploy, our support team now has a streamlined tool to use when configuring Ceph clusters for our…

We’re proud of the service and support that we offer to our customers here at 45Drives. What we do here behind the scenes enables our customers to be the best at what they do – keep everything running smoothly within their company. Whether you have a 45Drives server and reached out for support, read the comments on our YouTube channel,…

Are you ready to get out of the command line? Because it's official - all four new Houston/Cockpit modules are live! If you've been following our Tech Tips for the last month, you would have heard of the new updates in Houston. The improvements follow a theme -  get out of the command line and easily manage your Linux server.…

Change Management is Difficult for Many Organizations. Think of a time when you implemented a new piece of technology in your office or at home, whether it was software, hardware, or even something as simple as finally switching to the latest version of your operating system that you’ve put off updating until you had to. That leap from old to…

We here at 45Drives are big fans of Ceph (as you may know). We even offer FREE public and private CEPH webinars. Ceph is the premier open-source clustering software. It works by linking multiple servers together into a single unit that can provide object, file, and block storage. Storage clustering enables important features that you may want access to but are architecturally…

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