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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, April 2019

Amye Scavarda

Upcoming Community Happy Hour at Red Hat Summit! Tue, May 7, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT has all the details.

Gluster 7 Roadmap

Discussion kicked off for our 7 roadmap on the mailing lists, see [Gluster-users] GlusterFS v7.0 (and v8.0) roadmap discussion for more details.

Community Survey Feedback is available! Come see how other people are using Gluster and what features they’d like!

Gluster Friday Five: Find our Friday Five podcast at



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

Top Contributors in April: Atin Mukherjee, Sanju Rakonde, Kotresh HR, Pranith Kumar Karampuri, Kinglong Mee


Noteworthy Threads:

[Gluster-users] [Gluster-devel] Upgrade testing to gluster 6

[Gluster-users] Heketi v9.0.0 available for download

[Gluster-users] Proposal: Changes in Gluster Community meetings

[Gluster-users] XFS, WORM and the Year-2038 Problem

[Gluster-users] Community Happy Hour at Red Hat Summit

[Gluster-devel] Backporting important fixes in release branches

[Gluster-devel] BZ updates





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