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Gluster Container Storage milestone 0.4

Atin Mukherjee
2018-12-12

Today, we are announcing the availability of GCS (Gluster Container Storage) 0.4. The release was bit delayed to address some of the critical issues identified. This release brings in a good amount of bug fixes along with some key feature enhancements in GlusterD2. We’d request all of you to try this out and provide feedback.

Highlights and updates since v0.3:
– Brick Multiplexing support in GD2
– Better distributed and resilient transaction engine in GD2
– replace brick, volume profile API support in GD2
– Critical memory leak in net/rpc package of GD2
– Support of bytes as unit in volume size for volume create request in csi-driver
– Self heal, snapshot brick count, volume profile metrics in gluster-prometheus
– Initial SDK skeleton in anthill (gluster-operator)

Included components:
– Glusterd2: https://github.com/gluster/glusterd2
– Gluster CSI driver: https://github.com/gluster/gluster-csi-driver
– Gluster-prometheus: https://github.com/gluster/gluster-prometheus
– Anthill – https://github.com/gluster/anthill/

For more details on the specific content of this release please refer [3].

If you are interested in contributing, please see [4] or contact the gluster-devel mailing list. We’re always interested in any bugs that you find, pull requests for new features and your feedback.

Regards,
Team GCS

[1] https://github.com/gluster/gcs/releases
[2] https://github.com/gluster/gcs/tree/master/deploy
[3] https://waffle.io/gluster/gcs?label=GCS%2F0.4 – search for ‘Done’ lane
[4] https://github.com/gluster/gcs

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