[PVE-User] adding ceph osd nodes

mj lists at merit.unu.edu
Thu Jul 18 13:43:32 CEST 2019


Hi,

On 7/17/19 2:47 PM, Alwin Antreich wrote:

> I like to add, though not explicitly asked. While it is technically
> possible, the cluster will lose its enterprise support. As Ceph is under
> support on Proxmox VE nodes too.

Hmm. That is a disappointing consequence of simply adding some 
storage-only nodes, with the sole purpose to increase ceph performance.

> Better split out Ceph to a separate cluster and use the Proxmox VE nodes
> as clients. To keep the Ceph client and cluster package versions close
> together, you could use Proxmox VE without subscription for the separate
> Ceph cluster.

I find it surprising that a setup such as described above *would* be 
supported, and a (in our eyes simpler and more elegant) setup with one 
or two ceph-osd-only nodes is not supprted.

MJ


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