does Tahoe play well with ceph?

Oleksandr Drach luckyredhot at
Tue Mar 25 12:53:10 UTC 2014

Hello Eugen,

2014-03-24 14:53 GMT+02:00 Eugen Leitl <eugen at>:

> On Mon, Mar 24, 2014 at 02:49:29PM +0200, Oleksandr Drach wrote:
> > Hello Eugen!
> >
> > Really strange question.
> > Why do you need to put Tahoe on top of Ceph? Are such overheads
> acceptable
> > at all?
> I think about ceph as building high-performance high-availability
> expandable storage from unreliable components on a (ultra)local, fast,
> reliable network.

What are the advantages of using Ceph vs Tahoe?
Tahoe itself also can be used for building the describes storage without
below Ceph layer.

> Tahoe would be a higher level service which can use above storage backend
> over a number of WAN links.
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