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The Gluster community is please to announce the release of GlusterFS-3.4.7. The GlusterFS 3.4.7 release is focused on bug fixes: 33608f5 cluster/dht: Changed log level to DEBUG 076143f protocol: Log ENODATA & ENOATTR at DEBUG in removexattr_cbk a0aa6fb build: argp-standalone, conditional build and build with gcc-5 35fdb73 api: versioned symbols in libgfapi.so for compatibility 8bc612d …Read more
The 2nd beta for GlusterFS 3.4.7 is now available for testing. A handful of bugs have been fixed since the 3.4.6 release, check the references below for details. Bug reporters are encouraged to verify the fixes, and we invite others to test this beta to check for regressions. The ETA for 3.4.7 GA is not …Read more
A little bit of background—— We started to track API/ABI changes to libgfapi.so by incrementing the SO_NAME, e.g. libgfapi.so.0(.0.0). In the master branch it was incremented to to ‘7’ or libgfapi.so.7(.0.0) for the eventual glusterfs-3.7. I believe, but I’m not entirely certain¹, that we were supposed to reset this when we branched for release-3.6. Reset …Read more
Even though GlusterFS-3.6.0 was released last week, maintenance continues on the 3.4 stable series! The 2nd beta for GlusterFS 3.4.6 is now available for testing. Many bugs have been fixed since the 3.4.5 release, check the references below for details. Bug reporters are encouraged to verify the fixes, and we invite others to test this …Read more
Configuring Glace, Cinder and Nova for OpenStack Havana to run on GlusterFS is actually quite simple; assuming that you’ve already got GlusterFS up and running.
So lets first look at my Gluster configuration. As you can see below, I have a Gluster volume defined for Cinder, Glance and Nova.… Read the rest
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The OpenCompute systems are the the ideal hardware platform for distributed filesystems. Period. Why? Cheap servers with 10GB NIC’s and a boatload of locally attached cheap storage!
In preparation for deploying RedHat RDO on RHEL, the distributed filesystem I chose was GlusterFS.… Read the rest
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Shortly before VMware’s VSAN was released, I had designed my new lab using GlusterFS across 2 to 4 nodes on my Dell C6100. Since this server did not have a proper RAID card and had 4 nodes total, I needed to design something semi-redundant incase a host were to fail. Scaling: You have a few […]
Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Debian Wheezy
This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on Debian Wheezy. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS
here. The client system will be able to access …
Today at Red Hat Summit, Jon Masters, Red Hat’s chief ARM architect, demonstrated GlusterFS replicated on two ARM 64 servers, streaming a video. This marks the first successful demo of a distributed filesystem running on ARM 64. Video and podcast to come soon.
Setting Up A Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS And Samba On Debian Squeeze
This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on
Debian 6.0, using GlusterFS and SAMBA, and custom scripts and settings
to make life easier.
Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.10
This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on Ubuntu 12.10. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS
here. The client system will be able to access th…
Distributed Replicated Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3
This tutorial shows how to combine four single storage servers (running CentOS 6.3) to a distributed replicated storage with GlusterFS. Nodes 1 and 2 (replicat…
Creating An NFS-Like Standalone Storage Server With GlusterFS 3.2.x On CentOS 6.3
This tutorial shows how to set up a standalone storage server on CentOs 6.3. Instead of NFS, I will use GlusterFS
here. The client system will be able to access the st…
Back in February 2011, when I joined what ultimately became part of the GlusterFS development team at Red Hat, I had already been interested in low power — as in low power consumption — computing for a long time. For most of my earlier explorations I had used a Linksys WRT54G router — which uses …Read more
This sets up a GlusterFS Unified File and Object (UFO) server on a single node (single brick) Gluster server using the RPMs contained in my YUM repo at http://repos.fedorapeople.org/repos/kkeithle/glusterfs/. This repo contains RPMs for Fedora 16, Fedora 17, and RHEL 6. Alternatively you may use the glusterfs-3.4.0beta1 RPMs from the GlusterFS YUM repo at http://download.gluster.org/pub/gluster/glusterfs/qa-releases/3.4.0beta1/ …Read more
One of the cooler new features in oVirt 3.1 is the platform’s support for creating and managing Gluster volumes. oVirt’s web admin console now includes a graphical tool for configuring these volumes, and vdsm, the service for responsible for controlling oVirt’s virtualization nodes, has a new sibling, vdsm-gluster, for handling the back end work. Gluster and […]
(This is a guest post from Red Hat engineering manager, Vidya Sakar, originally at The Fifth Elephant blog) In this digital universe where data is growing at a fast pace, the infrastructure to store, manage and retrieve data is of paramount importance. Just about everyone in this universe is generating data at a pace never …Read more
Striping Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.04
This tutorial shows how to do data striping (segmentation of
logically sequential data, such as a single file, so that segments can
be assigned to multiple physical devices in a…
Distributed Storage Across Four Storage Nodes With GlusterFS 3.2.x On Ubuntu 12.04
This tutorial shows how to combine four single storage servers
(running Ubuntu 12.04) to one large storage server (distributed storage)
The client sy…