Ansistrano – What and Why?

Ansistrano is one among several Ansible Galaxy roles for simply managing deployment requirements of scripting applications like PHP, Python, and Ruby. It is in real Ansible added to Capistrano or in other words a modification of Capistrano. Ansible Galaxy is the website where users can take, manage and share roles. It also provides a command-line interface for working on roles for the user.

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Ceph

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Introduction

Ceph is an Open Source Distributed storage solution and it puts together to simplify the highly scalable object, file-based storage and block under one whole system.

Ceph supports both scale-up and scale-out using economical commodity hardware. Clusters of Ceph are constructed with the help of an algorithm called CRUSH (Controlled Replication Under Scalable Hashing) in order to run commodity hardware. Continue reading…