What Kind of OS Does Ceph Require¶
Ceph runs on Linux for both the client and server side.
Ceph runs on Debian/Ubuntu distributions, which you can install from APT packages.
Ceph also runs on Fedora and Enterprise Linux derivates (RHEL, CentOS) using RPM packages.
You can also download Ceph source tarballs and build Ceph for your distribution. See Installation for details.