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Today, I’m happy to finally unveil something that we’ve been working on for a couple of months now: the Gluster Community Forge. We noticed some time ago that there were several projects out on the internet that extended GlusterFS, and we thought it would be nice to give them a home, where users could find the software and developers could collaborate on it.
And then we thought we would take it a step further – why not create a Gluster distribution of not only the core GlusterFS code, but also the associated projects that reach a level of maturity where it’s usable by a wider audience? There’s also a growing movement around the area of open software-defined storage, where users and developers are increasingly viewing storage as a problem to be solved in software. In our view, the innovation in this domain will migrate to an open source model, because it’s the agility of users and developers collaborating on projects that tends to win out in the end.
We notice a few other things that will come to define this space:
The creation of the Gluster Community Forge will help to speed things along on those fronts, and that’s what it’s really all about – using the power of community to outflank the proprietary, freedom-sucking stalwarts of the storage industry.
So go visit the Gluster Community Forge and go to town – happy hacking!
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...
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