by on June 30, 2017

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, June 2017

Important happenings for Gluster for June: Gluster Summit 2017! Gluster Summit 2017 will be held in Prague, Czech Republic on October 27 and 28th. More details at: https://www.gluster.org/events/summit2017   Our weekly community meeting has changed: we’ll be meeting every other week instead of weekly, moving the time to 15:00 UTC, and our agenda is at: […]

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by on June 6, 2017

3.11 Retrospectives

We’re doing something new now with releases, running a retrospective on what things we as a community should stop, what we should start, and what we should continue. With last week’s release, here’s our quick form for 3.11  – 3.11 Retrospective Google Form Or, if you prefer: https://goo.gl/forms/OkhNZDFspYqdN00g2 We’ll keep this open until June 15th to give […]

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by on June 4, 2017

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, May 2017

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, May 2017 Important happenings for Gluster for May: — 3.11 Release! Our 3.11 release is officially out! https://blog.gluster.org/2017/05/announcing-gluster-3-11/ Note that this is a short term supported release. 3.12 is underway with a feature freeze date of July 17, 2017. — Gluster Summit 2017! Gluster Summit 2017 will be held in Prague, Czech […]

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by on May 31, 2017

Announcing Gluster 3.11

Release notes for Gluster 3.11 The Gluster community is pleased to announce the release of Gluster 3.11. This is a short term maintenance (STM) Gluster release that includes some substantial changes. The features revolve around, improvements to small file workloads, Halo replication enhancement from Facebook, some usability and performance improvements, among other bug fixes. The […]

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by on May 1, 2017

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, April 2017

  Release 3.11 has been branched and tagged! More details on the mailing list. http://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2017-April/030764.html   Our weekly community meeting has changed: we’ll be meeting every other week instead of weekly, moving the time to 15:00 UTC, and our agenda is at: https://bit.ly/gluster-community-meetings We hope this means that more people can join us. Kaushal outlines […]

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by on March 31, 2017

Gluster Monthly Newsletter, March 2017

  3.10 Release: If you didn’t already see this, we’ve released Gluster 3.10. Further details on the blog. https://blog.gluster.org/2017/02/announcing-gluster-3-10/   Our weekly community meeting has changed: we’ll be meeting every other week instead of weekly, moving the time to 15:00 UTC, and our agenda is at: https://bit.ly/gluster-community-meetings We hope this means that more people can […]

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by on March 29, 2017

Enhancing & Optimizing Gluster for Container Storage

Containers are designed to run applications and be stateless in nature. This necessitates containerized applications to store data externally on persistent storage. Since applications can be launched at any point in time in a container cloud, the persistent storage shares also need to be dynamically provisioned without any administrative intervention. Gluster has been taking big […]

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by on March 15, 2017

Brick Multiplexing in Gluster 3.10

One of the salient features in Gluster 3.10 goes by the rather boring – and slightly opaque – name of brick multiplexing.  To understand what it is, and why it’s a good thing, read on.

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by on March 1, 2017

FOSDEM 2017 Gluster Talks

This year at FOSDEM, we helped run a Software Defined Storage DevRoom on Sunday, February 5th: For those who weren’t able to make it, we’ve collected the recordings from the event related to Gluster here. GlusterD-2.0 – the next generation of GlusterFS management – Kaushal Madappa https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/event/glusterd2/ Gluster Features Update – Niels de Vos https://fosdem.org/2017/schedule/event/cephglustercommunity/ […]

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by on February 28, 2017

Further notes on Gluster 3.10 and the direction for Gluster

This release of Gluster ushers in improvements for container storage, hyperconverged storage and scale-out Network Attached Storage (NAS) use cases. These use cases have been the primary focus areas for previous releases over the last 12-18 months and will continue to be the primary focus for the next three planned releases. One of the things […]

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