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Gluster Community Newsletter, December 2016

Gluster
January 19, 2017

Important happenings in Gluster:

Come see us at DevConf and FOSDEM!

Gluster has a big presence at both DevConf.CZ (https://devconf.cz/schedule.html) as well as FOSDEM! We’ll be exhibiting at FOSDEM with a Gluster stand, and we’ve got an Open Source Software DevRoom. Our schedule for FOSDEM: https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/track/software_defined_storage/  

 

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 the changes on the mailing list: http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-January/051918.html  

Our annual community survey has closed, thanks to everyone who participated!

We’ll be posting the results as part of the official January newsletter, along with recordings of the talks at DevConf and FOSDEM.

 

Upcoming talks:

DevConf: Hyper-converged, persistent storage for containers with GlusterFS

FOSDEM: SELinux Support over GlusterFS (https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/event/glustercontainer/ )

Hyper-converged, persistent storage for containers with GlusterFS (https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/event/glustercontainer/)

 

Noteworthy threads:

gluster-users

A lovely holiday gift from Lindsay Mathieson about stress testing Gluster http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-January/029569.html

Vladimir asks about GlusterFS best practices

http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-December/029366.html  

Aravinda VK shares glustercli-python project updates

http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-December/029376.html

Alexandr Porunov asks how to properly set ACLs in GlusterFS  http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-December/029388.html

Atin Mukherjee responds to an issue of replica brick not working

http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-December/029391.html

Shyam annouces 3.10: Feature list frozen http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-December/029416.html

Yonex has questions on file operation failure on simple distributed volume http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-December/029424.html

Shyam has our 3.10 Features Review  http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-December/029478.html

 

gluster-devel

Kaushal comments that etherpads and archiv ing will be going away as of Feb 2017 http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-December/051639.html  

Hari Gowtham has a  3.10 feature proposal : Volume expansion on tiered volumes

http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-December/051647.html   

Samikshan Bairagya has a feature proposal for 3.10 release: Support to retrieve maximum supported op-version

http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-December/051650.html  

Prasanna Kalever has a 3.10 feature proposal : Gluster Block Storage CLI Integration

http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-December/051652.html

Kaleb Keithley has a 3.10 feature proposal, switch to storhaug for ganesha and samba HA setup

http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-December/051653.html

Poornima Gurusiddaiah has a 3.10 feature proposal : Parallel readdirp http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-December/051655.htm l

 

gluster-infra

Michael Scherer announces that salt is no longer used in infra: http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-infra/2016-December/003039.html   

Gluster Top 5 Contributors in December: 

Niels de Vos, Mohammed Rafi KC,  Kaleb Keithley, Soumya Koduri, Sakshi Bansal

 

Upcoming CFPs:

Open Source Summit Japan (Mar 4)

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-source-summit-japan/program/cfp

LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen China (Mar 18)

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-containercon-cloudopen-china/program/cfp  

Open Source Summit North America (LinuxCon + ContainerCon + CloudOpen + Community Leadership Conference) (May 6) http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-source-summit-north-america/program/cfp

 

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