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Gluster Monthly Newsletter, October 2018

Amye Scavarda
November 6, 2018

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, October 2018

Gluster 5 is out and our retrospective is currently open! This feedback is anonymous and goes to our release team.

Upcoming Community Meeting  – November 7, November 21 – 15:00 UTC in #gluster-meeting on freenode. has the agenda.

We’re participating in Outreachy this cycle!

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, BioDec, Samsung, Etersoft

Top Contributors in October: Sunny Kumar, Amar Tumballi, Kotresh HR, Kinglong Mee, Sanju Rakonde

Noteworthy threads:

[Gluster-users] Glusterd2 project updates (   –

[Gluster-users] Gluster performance updates  –

[Gluster-users] Update of work on fixing POSIX compliance issues in Glusterfs  –

[Gluster-users] Maintainer meeting minutes : 1st Oct, 2018  –

[Gluster-users] gluster-block Dev Stream Update  –

[Gluster-users] GCS 0.1 release! –

[Gluster-users] FOSDEM Call for Participation: Software Defined Storage devroom

[Gluster-users] Gluster Monitoring using Prometheus – Status Update

[Gluster-users] Maintainer meeting minutes : 15th Oct, 2018

[Gluster-users] GlusterFS Project Update – Week 1&2 of Oct

[Gluster-users] Announcing Glusterfs release 3.12.15 (Long Term Maintenance) –

Gluster-users] Announcing Gluster Release 5 –

[Gluster-users] Glusterd2 project updates (

[Gluster-users] Gluster Monitoring project updates (  –

[Gluster-users] Consolidating Feature Requests in github

[Gluster-devel] gluster-ansible: status of the project –

[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-Maintainers] Release 5: Performance comparisons

[Gluster-devel] POC- Distributed regression testing framework

[Gluster-devel] Infra Update for the last 2 weeks –

[Gluster-devel] Gluster Weekly Report : Static Analyser  –

[Gluster-devel] gluster-ansible: current status   –

[Gluster-devel] Adding ALUA support for Gluster-Block   –

[Gluster-devel] Gluster Components Tracing: Update –

[Gluster-devel] Gluster Weekly Report : Static Analyser

[Gluster-devel] Thin Arbiter Volume : Ready to Use/Trial   –

[Gluster-devel] Maintainer’s meeting minutes : 29th October, 2018  –


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