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    Proper configuration of HA in a HCI configuration

    Hi, Is there any recommendations (or things to avoid) when configuring HA in an HCI deployment with Ceph? especially regarding Fencing? Regards.
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    Ceph based HCI doesn't 'like' single drive nodes?

    I've been using a HCI cluster in my home lab built from really small and low-power devices, mostly because they've become potent enough to host these various 24x7 services I've been accumulating. I've used Mini-ITX Atoms and NUCs and am currently trying to transition a HCI cluster made from...
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    CEPH traffic on Omnipath or Infiniband NICs and switches?

    Hi all, We are looking in to deploying a new refurbished NVME HCI Ceph Proxmox cluster. At this point we look at 7 nodes, each with 2 NVME OSD drives, with expansion for 2 NVME OSD's more. As we would quickly saturate a 25GbE link we should be looking in to 40/50/100 GbE links and switches...
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    Compute and Ceph Storage Cluster

    Hi Everyone I want to ask best practice for 4 nodes that i have node-1 DL380 dual proc xeon gold with 256gb ram node-2 DL380 dual proc xeon silver with 96gb ram node-3 DL380 single proc xeon silver with 32gb ram, 3x1.92tb ssd node-4 DL380 single proc xeon silver with 32gb ram, 4x1.92tb ssd...
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    Advice on Ceph for Homelab

    Hey guys, I'm currently running a single 10year-old 4c/8t esxi host with local consumer SATA SSD raid 5 in my homelab to host my VMs My current VMs are: 5x debian servers (teamspeak, docker host, chat server, home automation, DLNA server), 3x windows servers (2x AD DC, print server) I want to...
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    Ceph DB/WAL SSD Configuration Validation

    Hello, I need some guidance on the configuration for the performance of rbd performance. I've followed instructions and gone through the documentation multiple times but can't get the disk performance as high as I expect them to be. My current setup is as follows: 3 similarly configured...
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    Proxmox Hardware Requirement for New Server

    HI I am New to Proxmox and looking for some advice on Hardware requirements for a New Server farm build. I am looking at building a Cluster solution (HCI) and looking for a Minimum Hardware Recommendation. is a Hardware Raid controller Recomeneded or using a Host Buss Adepter would be better.
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    HA Design

    I currently have a 4 node HCI cluster that's working quite well. It will be expanding to 8 nodes total and be used for critical services. All of the testing was satisfactory and management was duly impressed. I am reinstalling the cluster from scratch in order to ensure none of the testing bits...
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    Homelab: Ceph requirements

    Hi all I searched the forum and Googled around but couldn't find an answer to my question... I planning to setup a 3 node Proxmox cluster with Ceph (HCI) to play around in my homelab. The box where i'd like to install has only a single 1Gb NIC. Is this supported? Thx.
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    Disaster Recovery

    Hi, We are planning to use Proxmox VE Cluster for virtualizing 4 Servers with Ceph.(Primary Site) We would like to know how to implement the Disaster Recovery at Secondary location. Primary and Secondary location are connected with Dark Fiber 1Gbps. We are not able to get any links for this...


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