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Inktank Storage was the lead development contributor and financial sponsor company behind the open source Ceph distributed file system.
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DreamHost

Inktank was founded by Sage Weil and Bryan Bogensberger and initially funded by DreamHost Citrix and Mark Shuttleworth.
In May 2012, DreamHost spun off Inktank.

Sage Weil

Inktank was founded by Sage Weil and Bryan Bogensberger and initially funded by DreamHost Citrix and Mark Shuttleworth.
He also was the creator of WebRing, a co-founder of Los Angeles-based hosting company DreamHost, and the founder and CTO of Inktank.

Ceph (software)

CephCeph file systemreliable autonomic distributed object store
Inktank Storage was the lead development contributor and financial sponsor company behind the open source Ceph distributed file system.
In 2012, Weil created Inktank Storage for professional services and support for Ceph.

Red Hat

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On 2014-04-30 it was announced that Red Hat would acquire Inktank Storage for $175 Million.

Gluster

Red Hat bought Inktank Storage in April 2014, which is the company behind the Ceph distributed file system, and re-branded GlusterFS-based Red Hat Storage Server to "Red Hat Gluster Storage".

List of file systems

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Citrix Systems

CitrixCitrix Systems, Inc., Citrix
Inktank was founded by Sage Weil and Bryan Bogensberger and initially funded by DreamHost Citrix and Mark Shuttleworth.

Mark Shuttleworth

Mark Richard ShuttleworthShuttleworth FoundationM. Shuttleworth
Inktank was founded by Sage Weil and Bryan Bogensberger and initially funded by DreamHost Citrix and Mark Shuttleworth.

Thesis

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CTO and founder Sage Weil started the open source Ceph project in 2004 for his doctoral dissertation at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

University of California, Santa Cruz

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CTO and founder Sage Weil started the open source Ceph project in 2004 for his doctoral dissertation at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Linux Foundation

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In August 2012, Inktank joined the Linux Foundation to further open source technologies such as Ceph.

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