Nite_Hawk writes: "Inktank, a company that develops and supports the open source Ceph distributed storage system, just announced that Mark Shuttleworth has invested $1 million to support the project. Ceph provides distributed object storage, block storage, and initial support for a multi-mds distributed filesystem. Ceph was integrated into the Linux kernel back in 2010 and had it's first long-term support release made by Inktank in July 2012."
"All the people are so happy now, their heads are caving in. I'm glad they
are a snowman with protective rubber skin"
-- They Might Be Giants