Ceph is the open source answer to software defined storage, however it's much more than that. In an era where the demands on storage are like at no other time before, innovative, scalable and flexible storage abstraction is needed. The concept can be difficult to grasp, but essentially think of Ceph as a layer of software over industry standard server hardware that makes it look like storage to users or applications that access it. The storage itself is created as an object store, which lends itself to storing any kind of data at scale. Get a copy today!