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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, January 2019

Amye Scavarda
January 31, 2019

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, January 2019

Gluster Community Survey – open from February 1st through February 28! Give us your feedback, we’ll send you a never before seen Gluster branded item!


See you at FOSDEM! We have a jampacked Software Defined Storage day on Sunday, Feb 3rd  (with a few sessions on the previous day):

We also have a shared stand with Ceph, come find us!


Gluster 6 – We’re in planning for our Gluster 6 release, currently scheduled for Feb-March 2019. More details on the mailing lists at



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

Top Contributors in January: Amar Tumballi, Kinglong Mee, Sunny Kumar, Susant Palai, Ravishankar N  

Noteworthy Threads:

[Gluster-users] GCS 0.5 release –

[Gluster-users] Announcing Gluster release 5.3 and 4.1.7 –

[Gluster-users] Improvements to Gluster upstream documentation –

[Gluster-devel] Tests for the GCS stack using the k8s framework

[Gluster-devel] Gluster Maintainer’s meeting: 7th Jan, 2019 – Agenda

[Gluster-devel] Implementing multiplexing for self heal client.

[Gluster-devel] Regression health for and release-6

[Gluster-devel] FUSE directory filehandle

[Gluster-devel] Latency analysis of GlusterFS’ network layer for pgbench

[Gluster-devel] Release 6: Kick off!

[Gluster-devel] Maintainer’s meeting: Jan 21st, 2019

[Gluster-devel] Infer results – Glusterfs





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