Photo by Masaaki Komori on Unsplash

Setting up a single node Ceph storage cluster

8 min readMay 3, 2020

I am currently exploring the possibility of deploying a Ceph cluster to meet our storage needs for the business that I work in and so to get a better understanding of how it all works, I thought it would be a good idea to have a first hand play with it.

Rather than buying all of the required hardware, a quick and cost effective option is to spin up an image on Amazon AWS and have a…