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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, January/February 2017

Gluster
February 21, 2017

3.10 is at RC1 and is tracking towards a February GA release! Read more about RC1 release —

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-February/030031.html

 

Find us at Vault next month!

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/vault  

 

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!

FOSDEM:

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Software Defined Storage DevRoom:

https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/track/software_defined_storage/  

 

GlusterD-2.0

The next generation of GlusterFS management – Kaushal Madappa

https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/event/glusterd2/

 

SELinux Support over GlusterFS  – Jiffin Tony Thottan

https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/event/glusterselinux/  

 

Hyper-converged, persistent storage for containers with GlusterFS – Jose Rivera, Mohamed Ashiq

https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/event/glustercontainer/

 

Upcoming talks:

Vault

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Challenges in Management Services for Distributed Storage – Mrugesh Karnik

https://vault2017.sched.com/event/9WQo/challenges-in-management-services-for-distributed-storage-mrugesh-karnik-red-hat  

 

Improving Performance of Directory Operations in Gluster – Manoj Pillai

https://vault2017.sched.com/event/9WQl/improving-performance-of-directory-operations-in-gluster-manoj-pillai-red-hat  

 

Persistent Storage for Containers with Gluster in Containers – Michael Adam –

https://vault2017.sched.com/event/9WQn/persistent-storage-for-containers-with-gluster-in-containers-michael-adam-red-hat

 

Provisioning NFSv4 Storage Using NFS-Ganesha, Gluster, and Pacemaker HA – Kaleb S. Keithley

https://vault2017.sched.com/event/9WQi/provisioning-nfsv4-storage-using-nfs-ganesha-gluster-and-pacemaker-ha-kaleb-s-keithley-red-hat-gluster-storage

 

Next Generation File Replication System In GlusterFS – Rafi Kavungal Chundattu Parambil, Red Hat

https://vault2017.sched.com/event/9WQr/next-generation-file-replication-system-in-glusterfs-rafi-kavungal-chundattu-parambil-red-hat

 

Noteworthy threads:

gluster-users:

Gustave Dahl asks for guidance on converting to shards:

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-January/029745.html

Ziemowit Pierzycki wants to know about high-availability with KVM

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-January/029772.html

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

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-February/029887.html

Daniele Antolini has questions about heterogeneous bricks

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-February/030016.html

 

gluster-devel:

 

Jeff Darcy provides an update on multiplexing status

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-January/051971.html

Dan Lambright requests a new maintainer for Gluster tiering

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-January/051970.html

Xavier Hernandez asks about creating new options for multiple gluster versions

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-January/052000.html

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

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052049.html

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

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052093.html

Niels de Vos asks Should glusterfs-3.10 become the new default with its first release?

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052121.html

Michael Scherer asks about C99 requirement in Gluster

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052125.html

 

gluster-infra:

 

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:

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052126.html  

Nigel Babu posts 2017 Infrastructure Plans

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052126.html  

Shyam starts a discussion (and bug) around changing from bugzilla to github:

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-February/052126.html  

 

Gluster Top 5 Contributors in the last 30 days:

Jeff Darcy, Poornima Gurusiddaiah, Atin Mukherjee, Kaleb S. Keithley, Xavier Hernandez

 

 

Upcoming CFPs:

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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