Notice

This document is for a development version of Ceph.

ISA erasure code plugin

The isa plugin encapsulates the ISA library.

Create an isa profile

To create a new isa erasure code profile:

ceph osd erasure-code-profile set {name} \
     plugin=isa \
     technique={reed_sol_van|cauchy} \
     [k={data-chunks}] \
     [m={coding-chunks}] \
     [crush-root={root}] \
     [crush-failure-domain={bucket-type}] \
     [crush-device-class={device-class}] \
     [directory={directory}] \
     [--force]

Where:

k={data chunks}

Description

Each object is split in data-chunks parts, each stored on a different OSD.

Type

Integer

Required

No.

Default

7

m={coding-chunks}

Description

Compute coding chunks for each object and store them on different OSDs. The number of coding chunks is also the number of OSDs that can be down without losing data.

Type

Integer

Required

No.

Default

3

technique={reed_sol_van|cauchy}

Description

The ISA plugin comes in two Reed Solomon forms. If reed_sol_van is set, it is Vandermonde, if cauchy is set, it is Cauchy.

Type

String

Required

No.

Default

reed_sol_van

crush-root={root}

Description

The name of the crush bucket used for the first step of the CRUSH rule. For instance step take default.

Type

String

Required

No.

Default

default

crush-failure-domain={bucket-type}

Description

Ensure that no two chunks are in a bucket with the same failure domain. For instance, if the failure domain is host no two chunks will be stored on the same host. It is used to create a CRUSH rule step such as step chooseleaf host.

Type

String

Required

No.

Default

host

crush-device-class={device-class}

Description

Restrict placement to devices of a specific class (e.g., ssd or hdd), using the crush device class names in the CRUSH map.

Type

String

Required

No.

Default

directory={directory}

Description

Set the directory name from which the erasure code plugin is loaded.

Type

String

Required

No.

Default

/usr/lib/ceph/erasure-code

--force

Description

Override an existing profile by the same name.

Type

String

Required

No.