The Gluster Blog

Gluster blog stories provide high-level spotlights on our users all over the world

Gluster Community Newsletter, May 2016


Important happenings for Gluster this month: 

We’re closing in on a 3.8 release, with release candidate 2 released on May 24th. (
Our 3.8 roadmap of features is available at:
Our current timeline is to have a release in June, so update your release notes!

Gluster Developers Summit:

October 6, 7 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: events page:

Instead of having just a publicpad, we now have an area on the website where oyu can add upcoming talks, meetups and other events.
To contribute an event, submit a pull request to the glusterweb github account.
See something that should be moved over from the publicpad? Feel free to contribute!

Change in presentation tracking:

We have a new slideshare account to share Gluster-related presentations with.
Find everything that was previously in the documentation site over at the new slideshare account.

We’ll be back next month with highlights from the 3.8 release, the gluster-users, gluster-devel and gluster-infra mailing lists.

Top 5 contributors:

Kaleb S. Keithley, Prasanna Kumar Kalever, Pranith Kumar K, Niels de Vos, Krutika Dhananjay

Upcoming CFPs:

LinuxCon Europe: ( June 17



  • 06 Dec 2020
    Looking back at 2020 – with g...

    2020 has not been a year we would have been able to predict. With a worldwide pandemic and lives thrown out of gear, as we head into 2021, we are thankful that our community and project continued to receive new developers, users and make small gains. For that and a...

    Read more
  • 27 Apr 2020
    Update from the team

    It has been a while since we provided an update to the Gluster community. Across the world various nations, states and localities have put together sets of guidelines around shelter-in-place and quarantine. We request our community members to stay safe, to care for their loved ones, to continue to be...

    Read more
  • 03 Feb 2020
    Building a longer term focus for Gl...

    The initial rounds of conversation around the planning of content for release 8 has helped the project identify one key thing – the need to stagger out features and enhancements over multiple releases. Thus, while release 8 is unlikely to be feature heavy as previous releases, it will be the...

    Read more