Ceph

Lithops with Ceph storage backend.

Installation

  1. Install Ceph.

  2. Create a new user.

  3. Create a new bucket (e.g. lithops-data). Remember to update the corresponding Lithops config field with this bucket name.

Configuration

  1. Edit your lithops config file and add the following keys:

    lithops:
        storage: ceph

    ceph:
        storage_bucket: <BUCKET_NAME>
        endpoint: <ENDPOINT_URL>
        access_key_id: <ACCESS_KEY>
        secret_access_key: <SECRET_ACCESS_KEY>

Summary of configuration keys for Ceph:

Group

Key

Default

Mandatory

Additional info

ceph

endpoint

yes

The host ip adress where you installed the Ceph server. Must start with http:// or https://

ceph

access_key_id

yes

Account user access key

ceph

secret_access_key

yes

Account user secret access key

ceph

storage_bucket

yes

The name of a bucket that exists in you account. This will be used by Lithops for intermediate data. If set, this will overwrite the storage_bucket set in lithops section