MicroCeph is a lightweight way of deploying a Ceph cluster using just a few commands, resulting in reliable and resilient distributed storage. MicroCeph is aimed at small scale private-clouds and edge computing environments.
A minimum of three systems are required, along with the usual recommended system resources for each OSD, MDS, or RGW daemon.
RBD, CephFS and RGW are supported, along with full disk encryption and upgrades.
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: