Hosts: Randal Schwartz and Aaron Newcomb. Ceph is a unified, distributed storage system designed for excellent performance, reliability and scalability. OBJECT STORAGE Ceph provides seamless access to objects using native language bindings or radosgw, a REST interface that’s compatible with applications written for S3 and Swift. BLOCK STORAGE Ceph’s RADOS Block Device (RBD) provides access to block device images that are striped and replicated across the entire storage cluster. FILE SYSTEM Ceph provides a POSIX-compliant network file system that aims for high performance, large data storage, and maximum compatibility with legacy applications. Guest: Sage Weil. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/floss. We invite you to read, add to, and amend our show notes. Here's what's coming up for FLOSS in the future. Think your open source project should be on FLOSS Weekly? Email Randal at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks to Cachefly for providing the bandwidth for this podcast, and Lullabot's Jeff Robbins, web designer and musician, for our theme music.