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For the last ~two or so years I’ve played and tested gluster on and off and hanging out in the awesome #gluster channel on Freenode. In case you haven’t heard, gluster was acquired by RedHat back in October 2011. This post describes my current setup. I urge you to send your comments and suggestions for improvement. I’ll update this as needed.
Ideology: I wanted to build individual self-contained storage hosts. I didn’t want to have servers with separate (serial) attached storage (SAS) like Dell is often pushing. Supermicro fit the design goal, and sold me when I realized I could have the OS drives swappable out the back.
Let me know what other nitpick details you want to know about and I’ll post them. A lot of things can also be inferred by reading my puppet module.
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...