I've no idea how the setup would go, but there's also a "Memstore" backend.
It's used exclusively for testing, may or may not scale well, and doesn't
have integration with the tooling, but it's got very limited setup (I think
you just start an OSD with the appropriate config options set). You might
want to look at that.

On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 8:23 AM <matthew.we...@diamond.ac.uk> wrote:

> Hi
> I’m coming at this with not a lot of ceph experience but some enthusiasm
> so forgive me if this is an inappropriate question but is there any reason
> why it’s not possible, in theory, to setup bluestore using ramdisk?
>  In my application I can afford to risk losing all data on system
> failure/reboot/whatever,  but I’m looking at trying to optimise
> performance.  If it is possible what would be the best way to do this? The
> ceph-disk prepare —bluestore works really well on standard spinning drives
> but fails with /dev/ram* devices at the stage where partitions are
> created.  Is this a non-starter or should I pursue further and dig on down
> in the documentation?  I’m using rhel 7 btw which come with sgdisk  0.8.6
> and parted 3.1
> Thanks
> Matt
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