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Gluster Community Newsletter, September 2016

Gluster
2016-10-01

Important happenings for Gluster this month:
GlusterFS-3.9rc1 is out for testing!
Gluster 3.8.4 is released, users are advised to update:
http://blog.gluster.org/2016/09/glusterfs-3-8-4-is-available-gluster-users-are-advised-to-update/

Gluster Developer Summit:
Next week, Gluster Developer Summit happens in Berlin from October 6 through 7th.
Our schedule:
https://www.gluster.org/events/schedule2016/

We will be recording scheduled talks, and posting them to our YouTube channel!

Gluster-users:

Amudhan P tests the 3.8.3 Bitrot signature process: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-September/028354.html
Pranith calls for volunteers for a FreeBSD port of Gluster:
http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-September/028295.html
Pranith calls for volunteers for a Mac-OSX port of Gluster: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-September/028296.html
Gandalf asks about Production cluster planning: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-September/028371.html
Kaushal posts an update on Gluster D-2.0: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-September/028420.html
Pranith queries what application workloads are too slow in gluster: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-September/028448.html
Sahina Bose updates on an integrated solution for disaster recovery with oVirt and Gluster: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-September/028499.html
Kaleb updates the Community Gluster Package Matrix: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2016-September/028511.html

Gluster-devel:
Kelviw asks about FUSE kernel cache about dentry and inode: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050722.html
Mohit Agrawal asks about xattr healing in DHT- http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050825.html
Rajesh provides a POC for documentation in ASCIIdoc: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050995.html
Jeff Darcy starts a conversation about libunwind: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050839.html
Pranith updates on the status of block and object storage on gluster: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050848.html
Nithya discusses debugging on FreeBSD: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050852.html
Luis Pabon follows up with block store related API design: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050875.html
Luis Pabon brings up the Kubernetes Dynamic Provisioner for Gluster: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050879.html
Avra Sengupta follows up with questions on merging zfs snapshot support into GlusterFS: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050882.html
Poornima asks for reviews of 3.9 patches: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050917.html
Jeff Darcy has good news, bad news and a plea for help on Multiplexing: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050928.html
Mrugesh Karnik introduces Tendrl: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-September/050945.html

Gluster-infra:
Nigel Babu proposes Zuul: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-infra/2016-September/002727.html
Nigel Babu reviews August’s Gluster Infra Updates: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-infra/2016-September/002781.html
Michael Scherer proposes switching build.gluster.org to ansible: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-infra/2016-September/002778.html
Nigel Babu posts of a migration for formicary.gluster.org: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-infra/2016-September/002829.html
Michael Scherer posts of completed salt migration to ansible: http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-infra/2016-September/002867.html

Top 5 contributors:
Niels de Vos, Kaleb Keithley, Nigel Babu, Atin Mukherjee, Aravinda VK,

Upcoming CFPs:

FOSDEM: https://fosdem.org/2017/news/2016-07-20-call-for-participation/ – February 4-5, 2017
DevConf – http://www.devconf.cz/ – Jan 27-29

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