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Inktank Set to Mentor Student Developers Working on Ceph Project for Google Summer of Code 2014

Ceph Project Accepted as Mentoring Organization for Selective Google Program That Pairs Student Developers With Open Source Projects

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 03/03/14 -- Inktank, the company delivering Ceph -- the massively scalable, open source, software-defined storage system -- today announced that the Ceph project has been accepted as a mentoring organization for the Google Summer of Code 2014 program, which pairs student developers with open source projects to contribute code. Alongside other members of the Ceph community, Inktank will contribute to the program by providing mentors and other logistical support.

This year's Google Summer of Code will match student developers with 190 organizations, selected through a competitive process from 370 organizations.

Over the course of three months, Ceph developers will mentor students who have had their submitted proposals accepted. Participating students will be paid a stipend from Google to focus on honing their development skills. Selected students will have the opportunity to work on the Ceph project, which allows users to build massively scalable, software-defined storage clusters. Student applications will be accepted from March 10 to March 21 on the Google Summer of Code site.

For more than a decade, the prestigious Google program has worked with 7,500 students from 97 countries over and 7,000 mentors from 100 countries. Collectively, over 50 million lines of code have been written through these global mentorships.

"We are thrilled the Ceph project has made the cut as a Google Summer of Code mentoring organization," said Patrick McGarry, director of community at Inktank. "Google has offered student developers a fantastic way to gain hands-on development experience with the open source ecosystem. Our mentors and community look forward to working with talented young developers to grow the Ceph project and to nurture interest in open source development."

For more information about working with Ceph as part of Google Summer of Code, its mentors and project ideas, visit http://ceph.com/gsoc2014/

To learn more about Google Summer of Code and to apply as a student, visit http://www.google-melange.com/gsoc/homepage/google/gsoc2014. Applications open March 10 and close March 21.

About Inktank

Inktank® is transforming storage with Ceph®, the massively scalable, open source, software-defined storage system that radically improves the economics and management of data management. Launched by leading Ceph developers, Inktank's mission is to help enterprises use Ceph to break free of expensive and proprietary storage systems to decrease their storage costs, increase their operational flexibility, and effectively manage their rapidly growing data. Inktank Ceph Enterprise™ is the market's first enterprise-grade, dedicated Ceph product offering that delivers everything needed to confidently run a production Ceph storage cluster at scale. In addition, Inktank provides best-in-class professional services and Ceph training. Please visit www.inktank.com for more information, or follow us on Twitter at @inktank.

About Ceph

Ceph®, The Future of Storage™, is a massively scalable, open source, software-defined storage system that runs on commodity hardware. Ceph has been developed from the ground up to deliver object, block, and file system storage in one self-managing, self-healing platform with no single point of failure. With its highly scalable, software-defined storage architecture, Ceph is an ideal replacement for legacy storage systems and provides a unified solution for cloud computing environments. Ceph is the foundation of Inktank Ceph Enterprise™ and the brainchild of Inktank® founder and CTO Sage Weil.

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