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Issue 20:  Everyone can use more data storage.

Everyone can use more data storage.
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Issue #20

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■ NEW ON THE BIG SCREEN  ————————


Tuning and Benchmarking for your Workload with Ceph

If you follow our Tech Tips, you may remember Mitch's last video on demystifying benchmarking. In that video, he said if he got over 100 likes, he'd do more in-depth on the topic. Well, he's a man of his word!

In this week's video, Mitch talks about tuning and benchmarking your storage workload with Ceph. Check it out as Mitch discusses how to optimize your Ceph environment with specific tuning tips to ensure optimized performance on your workload before running your benchmarks.
Watch here!

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■ FROM THE ARTICLES ———————————


Demystifying Benchmarking for your Workload on ZFS

As mentioned above, if you follow our Tech Tips, you may remember this video. It's the preamble to the video above tuning and benchmarking for your workload with Ceph.

In this video, Mitch talks about why benchmarking storage seems pretty simple from the outside, but things can get pretty complex once you start digging into it. Therefore, Mitch put together a demo to help users benchmark their specific workload and not for the biggest, most impressive numbers possible.

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■ BITS & BYTES ———————————

 

Low Latency Performance Tuning For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

This paper provides a tactical tuning overview on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 for latency-sensitive workloads on x86-based servers. In a sense, this document is a cheat sheet for getting started and is intended to complement existing Red Hat documentation. 
Read more here

 

■ HOW TO  —————————————————

This quick "how-to" article from our engineers shows you the process of installing Houston UI for Rocky Linux. Check it out below! 
Learn more here.

■ RESOURCES —————————————

 

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