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Current Homelab - Ceph Storage

This is the next post in the Current Homelab series, where I give an overview of what my lab is currently looking like. This time, I will be talking about my storage layer, which is mostly made up of Ceph. I chose Ceph around spring 2021, when I decided to go from a baremetal+docker-compose setup to a VM based setup with LXD. At the time, my main storage consisted of a pair of WD Red 4TB disks for my main storage requirements, and a 60GB crucial SATA SSD for my server’s root FS....

February 16, 2023 · 15 min · Michael

Current Homelab - Hardware

After finally finishing my series on netbooting Raspberry Pis, the initial trigger for creating this blog, I want to give an overview of what my current Homelab is looking like. In this article, I will provide an overview of the hardware and hosts that I currently have. The next one will be about the stack I’m using, with a bit more detail on my storage solution, Ceph, and my cluster running Nomad, Consul and Vault....

October 27, 2022 · 14 min · Michael