The Gluster Blog

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

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, May 2017

Gluster
June 4, 2017

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, May 2017

Important happenings for Gluster for May:

3.11 Release!

Our 3.11 release is officially out!

https://blog.gluster.org/2017/05/announcing-gluster-3-11/

Note that this is a short term supported release.

3.12 is underway with a feature freeze date of July 17, 2017.

Gluster Summit 2017!

Gluster Summit 2017 will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on October 27 and 28th. We’ll be opening a call for papers for this instead of having an application process to attend.

https://www.gluster.org/events/summit2017  

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

 

From Red Hat Summit:

Container-Native Storage for Modern Applications with OpenShift and Red Hat Gluster Storage

http://bit.ly/2qpLVP0

Gluster Top 5 Contributors in the last 30 days:

Architecting and Performance-Tuning Efficient Gluster Storage Pools

http://bit.ly/2qpMgkK

 

Noteworthy threads from the mailing lists:

Announcing GlusterFS release 3.11.0 (Short Term Maintenance) – Shyam –

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-May/031298.html  

GlusterFS and Kafka – Christopher Schmidt –

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-May/031185.html

gluster-block v0.2 is alive! – Prasanna Kalever – http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-May/030933.html

GlusterFS removal from Openstack Cinder – Joe Julian

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-May/031223.html

Release 3.12 and 4.0: Thoughts on scope – Shyam  –

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-May/052811.html

Reviews older than 90 days  – Amar Tumballi –

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-May/052844.html  

[Proposal]: Changes to how we test and vote each patch  – Amar Tumballi –  

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-May/052868.html

Volgen support for loading trace and io-stats translators at specific points in the graph – Krutika Dhananjay –

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-May/052881.html  

Backport for “Add back socket for polling of events immediately…” – Shyam

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-May/052887.html  

[Proposal]: New branch (earlier: Changes to how we test and vote each patch) –  Amar Tumballi –   

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-May/052933.html  

 

Gluster Top 5 Contributors in the last 30 days:

Krutika Dhananjay, Michael Scherer, Kaleb S. Keithley, Nigel Babu, Xavier Hernandez

 

Upcoming CFPs:

Open Source Summit Europe –

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

July 8

 

BLOG

  • 12 Dec 2018
    Gluster Container Storage milestone...

    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...

    Read more
  • 05 Dec 2018
    Gluster Monthly Newsletter, Novembe...

    Gluster 6 – We’re in planning for our Gluster 6 release, currently scheduled for Feb 2019. More details on the mailing lists at https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2018-November/055672.html Upcoming Community Meeting – December 19 – 15:00 UTC in #gluster-meeting on freenode. https://bit.ly/gluster-community-meetings has the agenda. Want swag for your meetup? https://www.gluster.org/events/ has a contact...

    Read more
  • 06 Nov 2018
    Gluster Monthly Newsletter, October...

    Gluster Monthly Newsletter, October 2018 Gluster 5 is out and our retrospective is currently open! This feedback is anonymous and goes to our release team. https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2018-October/035171.html https://www.gluster.org/gluster-5-0-retrospective/ Upcoming Community Meeting  – November 7, November 21 – 15:00 UTC in #gluster-meeting on freenode. https://bit.ly/gluster-community-meetings has the agenda. We’re participating in Outreachy...

    Read more