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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, January 2018

Amye Scavarda

4.0 is coming!

We’re currently tracking for a 4.0 release at the end of February, which means our next edition will be all about 4.0!

This weekend, we have a busy schedule at FOSDEM with a Software Defined Storage DevRoom on Sunday – with

Gluster-4.0 and GD2 – Learn what’s in Gluster’s future


Optimizing Software Defined Storage for the Age of Flash

We also have a Gluster stand in the main halls, come find us!


Event planning for next year:

As part of the Community Working Group issue queue, we’re asking for recommendations of events that Gluster should be focusing on. has more details, we’re planning from March 2018 through March 2019 and we’d like your input! Where should Gluster be at?


New Event announcement!

Announcing Glustered 2018 in Bologna (IT)


Top Contributing Companies:  Red Hat,  Gluster, Inc.,  Facebook

Noteworthy threads:

[Gluster-users] 2018 – Plans and Expectations on Gluster Community

[Gluster-users] Integration of GPU with glusterfs

[Gluster-users] IMP: Release 4.0: CentOS 6 packages will not be made available

[Gluster-users] Community NetBSD regression tests EOL’d

[Gluster-devel] Release 4.0: Making it happen!

[Gluster-devel] GD 2 xlator option changes

[Gluster-devel] Regression tests time


Upcoming CFPs:

Glustered with Incontro DevOps – CfP now open! – event is March 8, 2018  

LinuxCon China – March 4, 2018  


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