by on August 12, 2016

The GlusterFS 3.8.2 bugfix release is available

Pretty much according to the release schedule, GlusterFS 3.8.2 has been released this week. Packages are available in the standard repositories, and moving from testing-status in different distributions to normal updates.Release notes for Gluster 3.8.2…

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by on July 28, 2016

Gluster Community Newsletter, July 2016

Important happenings for Gluster this month:  First stable update for 3.8 is available, GlusterFS 3.8.1 fixes several bugs Gluster Developers Summit: October 6, 7, 2016 directly following LinuxCon Berlin This is an invite-only event, but you can apply for an invitation. Deadline for application is July 31, 2016. Apply for an invitation: http://goo.gl/forms/JOEzoimW9qVV4jdz1 Gluster-users: Aravinda […]

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by on July 5, 2016

WORM (Write Once Read Multiple), Retention and Compliance

This feature is about having WORM-based compliance/archiving solution in glusterfs. It mainly focus on the following Compliance: Laws and regulations to access and store intellectual property and confidential information. WORM/Retention : Store data in a tamper-proof and secure way & Data accessibility policies Archive: Storing data in effectively and efficiently & Disaster-Recovery solution   WORM […]

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by on June 27, 2016

Gluster Community Newsletter, June 2016

Announcing 3.8! As of June 14, 3.8 is released for general use. The 3.8 release focuses on: containers with inclusion of Heketi hyperconvergence ecosystem integration protocol improvements with NFS Ganesha http://blog.gluster.org/2016/06/glusterfs-3-8-released/ Please note that this release also marks the end of updates for Gluster 3.5. Upcoming Events: Red Hat Summit, June 28-30 Gluster related talks: […]

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by on June 15, 2016

GlusterFS 3.8 Released

Gluster.org announces the release of 3.8 on June 14, 2016, marking a decade of active development.   The 3.8 release focuses on: containers with inclusion of Heketi hyperconvergence ecosystem integration protocol improvements with NFS Ganesha   Contributed features are marked with the supporting organizations.   Automatic conflict resolution, self-healing improvements (Facebook) Synchronous Replication receives a […]

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by on June 14, 2016

GlusterFS Snapshots And Their Prerequisites

Long time, no see huh!!! This post has been pending on my part for a while now, partly because I was busy and partly because I am that lazy. But it’s a fairly important post as it talks about snapshotting the GlusterFS volumes. So what are these snapsh…

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by on May 27, 2016

Gluster Community Newsletter, May 2016

Important happenings for Gluster this month:  We’re closing in on a 3.8 release, with release candidate 2 released on May 24th. (http://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-May/049642.html) Our 3.8 roadmap of features is available at: https://www.gluster.org/community/roadmap/3.8/ Our current timeline is to have a release in June, so update your release notes! Gluster Developers Summit: October 6, 7 directly following LinuxCon […]

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by on April 26, 2016

Using LIO with Gluster

In the past, gluster users of have been able to open up their gluster volumes to iSCSI using the tgt daemon. This has been covered in the past on other blogs and also documented on gluster.org.But, tgt has been superseded in more recent distro’s by LIO…

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by on April 20, 2016

Gluster Community Newsletter, April 2016

Lots of people at Vault this week! Last month’s newsletter included a list of all of the Gluster related talks, so if you’re here, come by the Red Hat booth and say hi!   New things: 3.7.11 Released: https://www.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-devel/2016-April/049155.html We’ve got a new Events (https://www.gluster.org/events/) page to replace the publicpad. (https://public.pad.fsfe.org/p/gluster-events) – Feel free to add […]

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