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documentation.suse.com / SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1 Documentation / Deployment Guide / Introducing SUSE Enterprise Storage (SES)
Applies to SUSE Enterprise Storage 7.1

Part I Introducing SUSE Enterprise Storage (SES)

  • 1 SES and Ceph
  • SUSE Enterprise Storage is a distributed storage system designed for scalability, reliability and performance which is based on the Ceph technology. A Ceph cluster can be run on commodity servers in a common network like Ethernet. The cluster scales up well to thousands of servers (later on referred…

  • 2 Hardware requirements and recommendations
  • The hardware requirements of Ceph are heavily dependent on the IO workload. The following hardware requirements and recommendations should be considered as a starting point for detailed planning.

  • 3 Admin Node HA setup
  • The Admin Node is a Ceph cluster node where the Salt Master service runs. It manages the rest of the cluster nodes by querying and instructing their Salt Minion services. It usually includes other services as well, for example the Grafana dashboard backed by the Prometheus monitoring toolkit.