A while ago I created a ceph storage cluster and connected it to proxmox2 according to the method described in http://pve.proxmox.com/wiki/Storage:_Ceph. We have some kvm images running on the ceph storage that where originaly just for testing purpose but over time they are becoming more and more important for our company. Because I don't consider the ceph storage as production ready yet, I would like to move the kvm images to our ISCSI storage. Does anyone know how I can copy the images from ceph to other storage? Knowing how to copy them to local storage would be sufficient.
You can easily transfer images in and out of Ceph RADOS with the
The libvirt configuration for one of my virtual machines uses an RBD disk image located at
Now that you have verified you can find the image, use this command to save it to a local file:
I do not have experience with RBD snapshots, but the
Hope this helps!
The object and block storage capabilities of Ceph are entirely production ready. Examples, DreamObjects is a cloud storage service in production and DreamCompute is a cloud computing service based on OpenStack and Ceph's block device.
Shoot an email to email@example.com if you want to discuss further. Inktank are the founders of the Ceph project and we offer pre-production or production support.
Check out Inktank.com - we have some free webinars coming up that may be very beneficial for you.