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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, April 2018

Amye Scavarda
May 7, 2018

Announcing mountpoint, August 27-28, 2018

Our inaugural software-defined storage conference combining Gluster, Ceph and other projects! More details at:

CFP at:


Out of cycle updates for all maintained Gluster versions: New updates for 3.10, 3.12 and 4.0


Project Technical Leadership Council Announced


Gluster and Red Hat Summit:

Gluster’s pairing with oVirt in Community Central – come by!


Talks: (links to recordings provided in May newsletter)

Gluster Colonizer with Ansible: A hands-on workshop:

Container-native storage and Red Hat Gluster Storage roadmap:

Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure: Your open hyperconverged solution


Red Hat Summit: Community Happy Hour

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 (6:30pm – 7:30pm)


Want swag for your meetup? has a contact form for us to let us know about your Gluster meetup! We’d love to hear about Gluster presentations coming up, conference talks and gatherings. Let us know!


Top Contributing Companies:  Red Hat, Comcast, DataLab, Gentoo Linux, Facebook, BioDec, Samsung

Top Contributors in April: Nigel Babu, Nithya Balachandran, Shyamsundar Ranganathan, Xavi Hernandez, Kotresh HR, Pranith Kumar Karampuri


Noteworthy threads:

[Gluster-users] Proposal to make Design Spec and Document for a feature mandatory.

[Gluster-users] Gluster’s proposal to adopt GPL cure enforcement   

[Gluster-devel] tendrl-release v1.6.3 (milestone-5 2018) is available


Upcoming CFPs:


CFP closes June 15th


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