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This is a major release that includes a range of features enhancing usability; enhancements to GFAPI for developers and a set of bug fixes. Addition of summary option to the heal info CLI Addition of checks for allowing lookups in AFR and removal of ‘cluster.quorum-reads’ volume option Support for max-port range in glusterd.vol Prevention of …Read more
Come find us at KubeCon/CloudNativeCon in Austin, December 6-8! Special sessions around Storage include: Thursday, December 7 • 11:55am – 12:30pm Kubernetes Feature Prototyping with External Controllers and Custom Resource Definitions – Tomas Smetana, Red Hat https://kccncna17.sched.com/event/CU7O/kubernetes-feature-prototyping-with-external-controllers-and-custom-resource-definitions-i-tomas-smetana-red-hat Friday, December 8 • 11:10am – 11:45am You Have Stateful Apps – What if Kubernetes Would …Read more
Welcome to an exceptionally busy month for Gluster! Gluster Summit Thanks to all who attended this year’s Gluster Summit. As you can see, conversations are continuing to happen, with notes from the Birds of a Feather sessions starting to come into the mailing lists. If something sparked your interest, please post about it! We’ll be …Read more
Gluster Monthly Newsletter, September 2017 Gluster Summit is coming! October 27-28 in Prague, Czech Republic! https://www.gluster.org/events/summit2017/ Registration is open until October 20th, 2017. Noteworthy Threads: [Gluster-devel] Proposed Protocol changes for 4.0: Need feedback. http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-September/053603.html [Gluster-devel] Call for help: Updating xlator options for GD2 (round one) http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-September/053611.html [Gluster-devel] GD2 demo http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-September/053612.html [Gluster-devel] [RFC] Automatic …Read more
Great news! We’ve released 3.12! https://www.gluster.org/3-12/announcing-glusterfs-release-3-12-0-long-term-maintenance/ This is a major release that will be Long Term Stable. Notable feature highlights are: Ability to mount sub-directories using the Gluster native protocol (FUSE) Brick multiplexing enhancements that help scale to larger brick counts per node Enhancements to gluster get-state CLI enabling better understanding of various bricks …Read more
This is a major Gluster release that includes features and bug fixes.
Gluster Monthly Newsletter, July 2017 — The Gluster Summit CfP has been extended to midnight Pacific time, August 15th. Want to get your talk in but wasn’t sure what to say? Drop something in before August 15th anyways! https://www.gluster.org/events/summit2017 Welcome new maintainers!
Important happenings for Gluster for June: Gluster Summit 2017! Gluster Summit 2017 will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on October 27 and 28th. More details at: https://www.gluster.org/events/summit2017 Our weekly community meeting has changed: we’ll be meeting every other week instead of weekly, moving the time to 15:00 UTC, and our agenda is at: …Read more
We’re doing something new now with releases, running a retrospective on what things we as a community should stop, what we should start, and what we should continue. With last week’s release, here’s our quick form for 3.11 – 3.11 Retrospective Google Form Or, if you prefer: https://goo.gl/forms/OkhNZDFspYqdN00g2 We’ll keep this open until June 15th to give …Read more
Gluster Monthly Newsletter, May 2017 Important happenings for Gluster for May: — 3.11 Release! Our 3.11 release is officially out! https://blog.gluster.org/2017/05/announcing-gluster-3-11/ Note that this is a short term supported release. 3.12 is underway with a feature freeze date of July 17, 2017. — Gluster Summit 2017! Gluster Summit 2017 will be held in Prague, Czech …Read more
Release notes for Gluster 3.11 The Gluster community is pleased to announce the release of Gluster 3.11. This is a short term maintenance (STM) Gluster release that includes some substantial changes. The features revolve around, improvements to small file workloads, Halo replication enhancement from Facebook, some usability and performance improvements, among other bug fixes. The …Read more
Release 3.11 has been branched and tagged! More details on the mailing list. http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-April/030764.html Our weekly community meeting has changed: we’ll be meeting every other week instead of weekly, moving the time to 15:00 UTC, and our agenda is at: https://bit.ly/gluster-community-meetings We hope this means that more people can join us. Kaushal outlines …Read more
3.10 Release: If you didn’t already see this, we’ve released Gluster 3.10. Further details on the blog. https://blog.gluster.org/2017/02/announcing-gluster-3-10/ Our weekly community meeting has changed: we’ll be meeting every other week instead of weekly, moving the time to 15:00 UTC, and our agenda is at: https://bit.ly/gluster-community-meetings We hope this means that more people can …Read more
Containers are designed to run applications and be stateless in nature. This necessitates containerized applications to store data externally on persistent storage. Since applications can be launched at any point in time in a container cloud, the persistent storage shares also need to be dynamically provisioned without any administrative intervention. Gluster has been taking big …Read more
This year at FOSDEM, we helped run a Software Defined Storage DevRoom on Sunday, February 5th: For those who weren’t able to make it, we’ve collected the recordings from the event related to Gluster here. GlusterD-2.0 – the next generation of GlusterFS management – Kaushal Madappa https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/event/glusterd2/ Gluster Features Update – Niels de Vos https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/event/cephglustercommunity/ …Read more