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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, March 2019

Amye Scavarda

Congratulations to the team for getting Gluster 6 released!


Our retrospective survey is open through April 8th, give us feedback on what we should start, stop or continue!


Gluster 7 Roadmap

Discussion kicked off for our 7 roadmap on the mailing lists, see [Gluster-users] GlusterFS v7.0 (and v8.0) roadmap discussion for more details.


Gluster Friday Five:
See all of our Friday Five casts at



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


Top Contributors in February: Yaniv Kaul, Pranith Kumar Karampuri, Aravinda VK, Ravishankar N


Noteworthy Threads:

[Gluster-users] Gluster : Improvements on “heal info” command

[Gluster-users] Announcing Gluster release 5.5

[Gluster-users] GlusterFS v7.0 (and v8.0) roadmap discussion

[Gluster-users] Proposal: Changes in Gluster Community meetings

[Gluster-users] Help: gluster-block

[Gluster-users] POSIX locks and disconnections between clients and bricks

[Gluster-users] [Gluster-infra] Gluster HA

[Gluster-users] [Event CfP Announce] DevConf events India and US in the month of August 2019

[Gluster-users] Upgrade testing to gluster 6

[Gluster-users] Quick update on glusterd’s volume scalability improvements

[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-infra] 8/10 AWS jenkins builders disconnected

[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Experiences with FUSE in real world – Presentationat Vault 2019

[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-infra] Upgrading

[Gluster-devel] Github#268 Compatibility with Alpine Linux

[Gluster-devel] GF_CALLOC to GF_MALLOC conversion – is it safe?

[Gluster-devel] Issue with posix locks



  • 27 Apr 2020
    Update from the team

    It has been a while since we provided an update to the Gluster community. Across the world various nations, states and localities have put together sets of guidelines around shelter-in-place and quarantine. We request our community members to stay safe, to care for their loved ones, to continue to be...

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  • 03 Feb 2020
    Building a longer term focus for Gl...

    The initial rounds of conversation around the planning of content for release 8 has helped the project identify one key thing – the need to stagger out features and enhancements over multiple releases. Thus, while release 8 is unlikely to be feature heavy as previous releases, it will be the...

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  • 28 Nov 2019
    Planning ahead for Gluster releases

    In order to plan the content for upcoming releases, it is good to take a moment of pause, step back and attempt to look at the consumption of GlusterFS within large enterprises. With the enterprise architecture taking large strides towards cloud and more specifically, the hybrid cloud, continued efforts towards...

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