[Gluster-users] Seeking Feedback on Gluster Development Priorities/Roadmap

Count Zero countz at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 05:04:49 PST 2011


I think the number 1 feature that will propel Gluster to exponential growth is the first feature mentioned (Continuous replication over WAN). It will make it a ubiquitous filesystem, and will most probably get it distributed on most linux distributions within some time.


On Mar 8, 2011, at 7:01 AM, Ben Golub wrote:

> SEEKING FEEDBACK ON ROADMAP
> 
> Gluster is looking for feedback on its roadmap and priorities for 2011.
> 
> In Q1, we have placed a heavy emphasis on packaging Gluster as a virtual
> appliance, and have released a Gluster Virtual Storage Appliance for
> VMWare, a Gluster Amazon Machine Image, and a Gluster Rightscale template.
> 
> Our next point release will include a set of management and monitoring
> tools.
> 
> Following that, our internal priorities are:
> 
> -Continuous Data Replication (over WAN)
> 
> -Improved User Interface
> 
> -CIFS/Active Directory Support
> 
> -Object storage  (unified file and object)
> 
> -Geo-replication to Amazon S3 (unify public and private cloud)
> 
> -Continuous Data Protection
> 
> -REST management API's
> 
> -Enhanced support for ISCSi SANs
> 
> Are these the right priorities? How would you prioritize?
> 
> (We will be scheduling an IRC conference later this month).
> 
> -Ben Golub (Gluster CEO), Anand Babu (Gluster founder & CTO), and Hitesh
> Chellani (Gluster Founder & VP)
> 
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________
> Gluster-users mailing list
> Gluster-users at gluster.org
> http://gluster.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/gluster-users



More information about the Gluster-users mailing list