WIP: Hardware changes to my Ceph Nautilus Cluster

This week-end, I made some hardware changes to my Ceph Nautilus cluster.

picture of my 4 F5-422 nodes all drive bays filled

While previously I used one SSD shared between the operating system and Ceph, I did want a clean setup where the OS and Ceph are on separate devices.

Blog post still likely to be amended, WIP: will be removed from the title when that is no longer the case.

ThinkPad X270 RAM upgrade

Since 32 GiB SO-DIMMs are cheap at the moment, I decided to try an upgrade my ThinkPad X270 from it’s current 16 GiB RAM to 32.