Sage Weil

New Dream Network LLC

Sage Weil designed Ceph as part of his PhD research in Storage Systems at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Since graduating, he has continued to refine the system with the goal of providing a stable next generation distributed file system for Linux. Prior to his graduate work, Sage helped found New Dream Network, the company behind DreamHost Webhosting (, who now supports a small team of Ceph developers.