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    Ceph - EC-Pool Setup with 3 hosts

    Hello, In the next few days we are going to setup a small Proxmox/Ceph cluster with 3 hosts, each having 3 hdds and 1 ssd. We want to create a EC-Pool using the 3 hdd's on each host. As fas as I know we have to setup the EC-Pool using the formula: n = k + m. If we use k=3 and m=3, then the...
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    Ceph: Erasure coded pools planned?

    Ceph provides erasure coded pools for a several years now (was introduced in 2013), and according to many sources the technology is quite stable. (Erasure coded pools provide much more effective storage utilization for the same number of drives that can fail in a pool, quite similarly as RAID5...


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