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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, January 2019

Amye Scavarda

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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  • 24 Apr 2019
    Community Survey Feedback, 2019

    In this year’s survey, we asked quite a few questions about how people are using Gluster, how much storage they’re managing, their primary use for Gluster, and what they’d like to see added. Here’s some of the highlights from this year!

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