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3.10 is at RC1 and is tracking towards a February GA release! Read more about RC1 release —
Find us at Vault next month!
Our weekly community meeting has changed: we’ll be meeting every other week instead of weekly, moving the time to 15:00 UTC, and our agenda is at: https://bit.ly/gluster-community-meetings
We hope this means that more people can join us. Kaushal outlines the changes on the mailing list: http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-January/051918.html
Previous Gluster talks from January/February, now with more recordings!
Software Defined Storage DevRoom:
The next generation of GlusterFS management – Kaushal Madappa
SELinux Support over GlusterFS – Jiffin Tony Thottan
Hyper-converged, persistent storage for containers with GlusterFS – Jose Rivera, Mohamed Ashiq
Challenges in Management Services for Distributed Storage – Mrugesh Karnik
Improving Performance of Directory Operations in Gluster – Manoj Pillai
Persistent Storage for Containers with Gluster in Containers – Michael Adam –
Provisioning NFSv4 Storage Using NFS-Ganesha, Gluster, and Pacemaker HA – Kaleb S. Keithley
Next Generation File Replication System In GlusterFS – Rafi Kavungal Chundattu Parambil, Red Hat
Gustave Dahl asks for guidance on converting to shards:
Ziemowit Pierzycki wants to know about high-availability with KVM
Alessandro Briosi asks about gluster and multipath http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-January/029812.html
Kaushal announces Gluster D2 v4.0dev-5 http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-February/029849.html
Niels de Vos announces 3.8.9 http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-February/030011.html
Olivier Lambert asks about removing an artificial limitation of disperse volume
Daniele Antolini has questions about heterogeneous bricks
Jeff Darcy provides an update on multiplexing status
Dan Lambright requests a new maintainer for Gluster tiering
Xavier Hernandez asks about creating new options for multiple gluster versions
Avra Sengupta posts a Leader Election Xlator Design Document http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052015.html
Jeff Darcy posts Acknowledgements for brick multiplexing
Menaka Mohan provides an Outreachy intern update http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052067.html
Jeff Darcy starts a discussion around logging in a multi-brick daemon http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052086.html
Xavier Hernandez requests reviews on a number of patches
Niels de Vos asks Should glusterfs-3.10 become the new default with its first release?
Michael Scherer asks about C99 requirement in Gluster
From gluster-users, Michael Scherer corrects an erroneous mass unsubscription on gluster-users list http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-February/029948.html
From gluster-devel, Nigel Babu notes an upcoming outage in March:
Nigel Babu posts 2017 Infrastructure Plans
Shyam starts a discussion (and bug) around changing from bugzilla to github:
Gluster Top 5 Contributors in the last 30 days:
Jeff Darcy, Poornima Gurusiddaiah, Atin Mukherjee, Kaleb S. Keithley, Xavier Hernandez
Open Source Summit Japan – http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-source-summit-japan – March 4
LinuxCon Beijing – http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/linuxcon-containercon-cloudopen-china/program/cfp – March 18
OpenSource Summit Los Angeles – http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-source-summit-north-america/program/cfp – May 6
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