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Just in time for Halloween, GlusterFS 3.6.0 has been released. The newest release, as you would expect, is full of new features and new elements for stability.
GlusterFS, as you may know, is a general-purpose scale out distributed file system. It aggregates storage exports over network interconnects provide a single unified namespace, is stackable and completely in user space. GlusterFS is layered on disk file systems that support extended attributes.
Some highlights for GlusterFS 3.6.0 include:
Documentation about major changes and features are also included in the ‘doc/features/` directory of GlusterFS repository.
There are also a number of experimental features in this release of GlusterFS 3.6.0. These include support for rdma volumes, support for NUFA translator, disk encryption and on wire compression and decompression.
GlusterFS 3.6 continues the driving concept for Gluster, namely that storage should be simple. Kudos to the contributors and community members who together made this release more stable, more performance and more production ready.
2020 has not been a year we would have been able to predict. With a worldwide pandemic and lives thrown out of gear, as we head into 2021, we are thankful that our community and project continued to receive new developers, users and make small gains. For that and a...
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...
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...