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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, March 2018

Amye Scavarda

Gluster 4.0!

At long last, Gluster 4.0 is released! Read more at:

Other updates about Gluster 4.0:


Want to give us feedback about 4.0? We’ve got our retrospective open from now until April 11.


Welcome piragua! – Piragua emulates the heketi api to provide directories on a single volume as kubernetes dynamic volumes, and comes to Gluster from Comcast. Thank you!


Want swag for your meetup? has a contact form for us to let us know about your Gluster meetup! We’d love to hear about Gluster presentations coming up, conference talks and gatherings. Let us know!


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

Top Contributors in March: N Balachandran, Atin Mukherjee, Vitalii Koriakov, , Amar Tumballi, Poornima G


Noteworthy threads:

[Gluster-users] Glustered 2018 schedule – a short report on how Glustered went:

[Gluster-users] Request For Opinions: what to do about the synthetic statfvs “tweak”?

[Gluster-devel] GlusterFS project contribution

[Gluster-devel] Removal of use-compound-fops option in afr

[Gluster-devel] Proposal to change the version numbers of Gluster project

[Gluster-devel] Release 4.1: LTM release targeted for end of May

[Gluster-devel] Branching out Gluster docs


Upcoming CFPs:

Open Source Summit North America – Sunday, April 29, 2018


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