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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, June 2017

Gluster
2017-06-30

Important happenings for Gluster for June:

Gluster Summit 2017!

Gluster Summit 2017 will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on October 27 and 28th.

More details at:

https://www.gluster.org/events/summit2017  

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

3.11 Retrospective

Thanks all who gave feedback! From the notes we got, you’d like to see us do better release testing, you want to continue to see a focus on performance for small files, gluster swift, monitoring. You like how we’re putting our release plans publicly on Github, and we’re planning on continuing that! You’d like to see the ways that a feature gets proposed be streamlined, and we’ll look to that in future releases. We’ll be doing retrospectives for every major release, watch for the next one for 3.12.

Noteworthy threads from the mailing lists:

 

Vijay Bellur asks – Who’s using OpenStack Cinder & Gluster?

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-June/031370.html

Nithya B asks for Gluster Documentation Feedback

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-June/031498.html

Raghavendra Talur introduces minister

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-June/031589.html

Shyam announces Release 3.12: Scope and calendar!

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/052953.html

Krutika Dhananjay outlines performance experiments with io-stats translator

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/052993.html

Amar requests [Need Feedback] Monitoring

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/053048.html

Nigel proposes Regression Voting Changes

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/053080.html

Amar explains a new ‘experimental’ branch created for validating your ideas

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/053092.html

Raghavendra Talur starts a conversation on brick multiplexing and memory consumption

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/053101.html

Pranith Kumar Karampuri suggests changes to backport information while porting patches

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/053140.html

Kotresh Hiremath Ravishankar comments on adding xxhash to gluster code base

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/053173.html

Amar posts updates on Maintainers 2.0

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/053192.html

Jeff Darcy notes a need for a new coding standard

http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2017-June/053204.html

 

Gluster Top 5 Contributors in the last 30 days:

Kaleb Keithley, Michael Scherer, Nigel Babu, Prashanth Pai, Nithya Balachandran

 

Upcoming CFPs:

Open Source Summit Europe –

http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-source-summit-europe/program/cfp

July 8

Gluster Summit 2017  –https://goo.gl/forms/IUacgG5JjpuMTWe52 – July 31

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