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Created on Oct 25, 2023

Network option for Ceph Ready Nodes

Our customers have asked us to upgrade their network performance and availability for Ceph Ready Nodes.

Therefore, we would like you to add networking options as well as disk drives.

- Number of NIC ports.

Currently, with only two ports(10GbE), customers say it is very inefficient for users to perform tasks such as LACP Bound and tagging VLANs to ensure network availability.

Also, separating the public and cluster networks with dedicated NICs is a recommendation.Therefore, at least 4 ports are required.

- Performance of NICs

Currently only 10GbE is available, which may not meet performance requirements. so we would like to see a wider range of choices.

Idea priority High