Keeping OpenStack storage trendy with Ceph and containers

The conventional approach to deploying applications on OpenStack uses virtual machines (usually KVM) backed by block devices (usually Ceph RBD). As interest increases in container-based application deployment models like Docker, it is worth looking at what alternatives exist for combining compute and storage (both shared and non-shared). Mapping RBD block devices directly to host kernels trades isolation for performance and ma…Full session details here: