Gluster Goes to FAST

Gluster logo We hosted a small meetup/birds of a feather session at USENIX’s FAST conference. FAST is a conference that focuses on File And Storage Technologies in Santa Clara, California.

Vijay Bellur, Gluster Project Lead, did a short talk on Gluster.Next, our ongoing architectural evolution in Gluster to improve scaling and enable new use cases like like storage as a service, storage for containers, and hyperconvergence.

  • What is Gluster.Next?
  • How are we building Gluster.Next
    • DHTv2, NSR, Glusterd 2.0, Heketi, Brick multiplexing, Quality of Service
  • Why are we building Gluster.Next
  • When is this planned for release
    • 3.8 slated for May/June, 4.0 for December

Integrations with other projects like OpenShift, OpenStack, and oVirt were also highlighted.

Slides are included: Gluster.Next Feb 2016

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