The Gluster Blog

Gluster blog stories provide high-level spotlights on our users all over the world

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, September 2018

Amye Scavarda
2018-10-01

Gluster 5.0 is just around the corner!

We’re in testing for 5.0rc0, https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/maintainers/2018-September/005073.html has more details for testing with CentOS.

 

Community Meeting – October  15:00 UTC in #gluster-meeting on freenode. https://bit.ly/gluster-community-meetings has the agenda.

 

We’re participating in Outreachy this cycle!

https://www.outreachy.org/communities/cfp/gluster/

 

Want swag for your meetup? https://www.gluster.org/events/ 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!

Contributors

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

Top Contributors in September:

Sanju Rakonde, Amar Tumballi, Sunny Kumar, Ashish Pandey, Kotresh Hiramath Ravishankar, Nithya Balacha

 

Noteworthy threads:

[gluster-users]

Gluster.org Blog – Call for Posts: Sept 11-30  

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2018-September/034828.html

Heketi v8.0.0 available for download https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2018-September/034851.html

glusterd2 4.1 packages now available for Debian stretch and buster, and Ubuntu bionic and cosmic https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2018-September/034880.html

Mountpoint attendee survey

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2018-September/034906.html

Announcing Gluster release 4.1.5 (Long Term Maintenance)   

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2018-September/034976.html

Introducing cockpit-gluster! Status view and volume action web-GUI for gd2

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2018-September/034979.html

[gluster-devel]

Proposal to change Gerrit -> Bugzilla updates

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2018-September/055370.html

Clang-Formatter for GlusterFS https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2018-September/055382.html

Cloudsync with AFR  

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2018-September/055396.html

On making performance.parallel-readdir as a default option   

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2018-September/055419.html

Python3 build process

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2018-September/055446.html

gluster-ansible: status of the project   

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2018-September/055461.html

Gluster Weekly Report : Static Analyser  

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2018-September/055462.html

Status update on “Hyperconverged Gluster oVirt support”

https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2018-September/055470.html

 

Events:

 

Open CFPs:

 

BLOG

  • 26 Apr 2019
    Gluster Monthly Newsletter, April 2...

    Upcoming Community Happy Hour at Red Hat Summit! Tue, May 7, 2019, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT https://cephandglusterhappyhour_rhsummit.eventbrite.com has all the details. 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 https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2019-March/036139.html for more details. Community...

    Read more
  • 24 Apr 2019
    Community Survey Feedback, 2019

    In this year’s survey, we asked quite a few questions about how people are using Gluster, how much storage they’re managing, their primary use for Gluster, and what they’d like to see added. Here’s some of the highlights from this year!

    Read more
  • 24 Apr 2019
    How to Deploy the OpenVPN Encryptio...

    This is part of a new series on using Gluster! OpenVPN is open source software that serves as the basis for a Virtual Private Network capable of supporting a point-to-point or site-to-site connection. Along with the fact that it’s free to use, it also has the benefit of being one...

    Read more