Gluster blog stories provide high-level spotlights on our users all over the world
In this blog post, Joe Landman, discusses the future of kernel-specific version subsystems including Lustre, Xen, OFED, and Gluster. Here’s an excerpt: “Gluster has a number of specific advantages over Lustre, including no centralized metadata server. But it also allows local mounting of the file system with no loss of performance. They have a translator …Read more
As I prepare to take on the role of CEO of Gluster, I wanted to send a quick note to the community. First, I want to thank you for your support of Gluster, and let you know it was a big factor that influenced my decision to join the company. We wouldn’t be anywhere without …Read more
CTO AB Periasamy discusses the future of cloud computing in the latest article from Computer Technology Review. He outlines reasons why Network Attached Storage (NAS) should be considered “the platform of choice for the cloud”. Read More.
Fredrik Poller blogs about how easy it is to setup distributed storage with GlusterFS starting from downloading the code. His setup contains two GlusterFS-servers and one client. Read more.
Atmail is an email platform that combines server (POP, IMAP, SMTP, CalDAV) functions with a sleek webmail interface. Given the need for scalable and redundant storage for email files, we have decided to recommend and use GlusterFS for file distribution. See our blog post at: http://atmail.com/blog/2010/atmail-and-glusterfs/ for our how-to.
Evolving Web was involved in a project where their clients needed a site capable of serving a large number of anonymous users and a reasonable number of concurrently logged in users. In order to reach these goals, they looked to the cloud. This blog post gives a quick overview of their configuration using nginx, boost, …Read more
Gluster CTO AB Perisamy discusses emerging file systems for Linux… With support for over 50 file systems, excluding user space implementations, GNU/Linux has been extremely successful at supporting file system innovation. That success has no doubt been aided by open source development. However, the storage industry is experiencing major architectural changes, and understanding emerging file …Read more
This 3-minute “how-to” video walks you through the Gluster Storage Platform installation process. For demonstration purposes we’ll show you how to install and configure a two-node storage cluster. For more information visit our product page, or access the main documentation.
Thought I thought I was going to be able to continue working at my previous pace, however, as we approach March 19th I found my wife has several things that she needs to have done before the baby arrives. This has pushed back my schedule dramatically. …
Boston-based Partners is a non-profit health care system and teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Brent Richter, Partners’ corporate manager for enterprise research infrastructure and services, needed a central storage repository for data generated by about 40 research teams across several hospitals in the Partners system. The data would have to be secure and kept …Read more
Project Fondue is a team of experienced web developers who are passionate about making the web a better place for all. Check out their latest blog post and take a look at what software they used to build and set-up a redundant static cluster and how Gluster was used to cleanly share assets between servers.
More data means more storage — and more headaches. Jack discusses enterprise storage challenges with James Powell of Enterprise Systems Journal. We look at today’s storage challenges, the impact of open source storage solutions and server virtualization, and the storage trends to watch this year. Click here for the article: Enterprise Systems Journal
PHP 5 changed and retired the old method names for DOMDocument from PHP 4. If you’re running PHP 4, bookmark my site and check back. I need to setup a test environment and make the callback script work with PHP 4.**UPDATEI’ve put a php4 untested patch …
Thanks for helping track down this bug. I spent the last several nights getting every little piece ready for transitioning my co-lo box from Fedora to CentOS. Last night I made the switch and tested all my customers sites to make sure they were still w…
Tony Asaro from Contemplating IT blogs about Gluster including a Q&A with Jack and Kamal from the Gluster team. “Gluster is a startup that is providing an open source file system. The most important thing to me about Gluster and why it matters is their go-to-market strategy. They basically have the Red Hat model giving …Read more