Command and Control
The Red Hat Ceph Storage 4 Dashboard changes the game
with Paul Cuzner (Red Hat)
Ease of use was a key development theme for Red Hat Ceph Storage 4. In our last post, we covered the role that the new install UI plays in enabling administrators to deploy Ceph Storage 4 in a simple and guided manner, without prior Ceph expertise.
Simplifying installation is only the first step—the second step is simplifying day-to-day management. To meet this challenge, Ceph Storage 4 introduces a new graphical user interface called the Dashboard.
Ceph Storage Dashboard architecture
Ceph Storage 4 delivers a new web based User Interface (UI) to simplify and to a certain extent, de-mystify, the day-to-day management of a Ceph cluster. The UI has been developed to exploit the pluggable architecture of Ceph, consisting of:
- A Python backend providing stable API services and Ceph cluster integration
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