Getting started

Get started with Ceph

Ceph. All storage problems should be solvable with open-source software.

Get Ceph

The quickest way to get a Ceph cluster up and running is to follow the Getting Started guides.

These guides will show you how to build a working cluster, deploy gateways, and configure clients.

Getting started guide

Getting Ceph

Ceph offers Ceph packages, Ceph container images, clones of the Ceph project from Github, and Ceph tarballs.

Install Ceph

Learn the technical details of the various methods of deploying Ceph before you choose the one that is right for your circumstances.

Ceph Installation Guide

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  • Code

    Fork and clone the Ceph repository to begin contributing to the Ceph project today. Read the Developer Guide in the documentation to learn the rules governing contributions.

    Find out where Ceph is headed and where your coding skill could be applied.

    Code Ceph
  • Documentation

    The installation guide ("Installing Ceph") explains how you can deploy a Ceph cluster. For more in-depth information about what Ceph fundamentally is and how it does what it does, read the architecture documentation ("Architecture").

    Get started with Ceph (documentation)
  • Contribute

    If you use Ceph, you can contribute to its development. Log problems by using Ceph's live issue tracker, or join the Ceph Developer Monthly call to stay updated and discuss ideas with the community.