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Calamari was started in the summer of 2013 with the goal of creating a Ceph management platform that, while not necessary to run Ceph, would make it easier and more efficient to do so. It’s exciting to see the project open-sourced with so many eager to contribute. The vision for Calamari is to provide 5 […]

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By now you’ve no doubt heard we were acquired by Red Hat last month, so our coming-out party of sorts? This year’s OpenStack Summit in Atlanta. And boy, do we have a lot planned… Not only will our executives be exhibiting at the Inktank booth (Booth E2), both Inktank and Red Hat speakers and customers […]

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Almost every few weeks, new storage products are announced by competitors and I generally avoid commenting on them. But EMC’s ViPR announcement contains attempts to perform both marketing and technical sleight of hand around software-defined storage that potentially do much to slow down the inevitable change that is coming to the storage market. While EMC […]

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What a Year 1!

Back in January I posted about how Inktank’s momentum was accelerating. Well, to say this trend is continuing would be a gross understatement. The Inktank team continues to execute at a blinding pace and the world keeps on noticing. For example: •    The Community and Marketing (we are hiring) teams killed it at the OpenStack Summit. There […]

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­­Today marks another milestone for Ceph with the release of Cuttlefish (v0.61), the third stable release of Ceph. Inktank’s development efforts for the Cuttlefish release have been focused around Red Hat support and making it easier to install and configure Ceph while improving the operational ease of integrating with 3rd party tools, such as provisioning […]

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Just like the beginning of all great things, Inktank started with a big bang in Vegas. Like all newbies, Inktank was excited about visiting Vegas for the first time. We knew the moment was right for Inktank to be released on the world, but now it was time to show everyone what we’re made of. […]

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Traveling up the elevator this morning to our office, a suited gentleman turned to me in my rugby jersey and asked, “I don’t know what’s going on the 50th floor, but I’m f**king jealous.”  Walking out of the elevator, I asked myself the same question; what are we doing here? I strolled into the office […]

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It is 5:05am on the East Coast, 2:05am on the 50th floor of the AON tower downtown Los Angeles and we just secured @inktank on Twitter. All we needed to take this the final step of this long journey was $5,000, sent to an unknown recipient somewhere in Mexico, and now we own it. @inktank. […]

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