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Gluster Community Newsletter, July 2016


Important happenings for Gluster this month: 

First stable update for 3.8 is available, GlusterFS 3.8.1 fixes several bugs

Gluster Developers Summit:

October 6, 7, 2016 directly following LinuxCon Berlin

This is an invite-only event, but you can apply for an invitation.

Deadline for application is July 31, 2016.
Apply for an invitation:


Aravinda kicks off GlusterFS 3.9 Planning
Pranith gives more details about using Gluster as a distributed block store with Kubernetes
B.K.Raghuram follows up with the design behind a distributed iscsi implementation
Gandalf Corvotempesta’s longer discussion around RAID
Lindsay Mathieson follows up on 3.7.13 & proxmox/qemu
Dmitry Melekhov with questions around self-healing
Kaushal starts a conversation about 3.6 End of Life

Jeff Darcy on Securing GlusterD management with a question around which version this feature should go into
Aravindra asks for assistance from maintainers for Gluster Events API – Help required to identify the list of Events from each component
Poornima Gurusiddaiah starts a conversation about regression test failures – Jonathan Holloway proposes a framework to leverage existing Python unit test standards for our testing
Niels de Vos has Suggestions for improving the block/gluster driver in QEMU

Nigel provides Gluster Infra Updates – July
Michael Scherer starts a conversation around move of the server from one location to another location

Top 5 contributors:

Kotresh H R , Niels de Vos, Garrett LeSage, Atin Mukherjee, Aravinda VK

Upcoming CFPs:
FOSDEM: – 4 & 5 February 2017
DevConf – – Jan 27-29


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