I was pleased to read about the progress of Graylog2, ElasticSearch, Kibana, et al. in the past year. Machine data analysis has been a growing area of interest for some time now, as traditional monitoring and systems management tools aren’t capable of keeping up with All of the Things that make up many modern workloads. […]
Or “How I learned to start worrying and never trust the cloud.” The Clouderati have been derping for some time now about how we’re all going towards the public cloud and “private cloud” will soon become a distant, painful memory, much like electric generators filled the gap before power grids became the norm. They seem […]
This post continues my holiday detour into things not necessarily tech related. Forgive me this indulgence – there is at least one more post I’ll make in a similar vein. Open Source communities are different. At least, I’ve always felt that they are. Think of the term “community manager.” If you’re a community manager in […]
This is the first in a series of articles about innovation and open computing. Because it’s a holiday time of year in the USA, I’ve decided that these next few articles will be a detour from the usual stuff you’ll find here. Ever since a few of us got together to form the Open Cloud […]
If you’ve been following the Gluster and Ceph communities for any length of time, you know that we have similar visions for open software-defined storage and are becoming more competitive with each passing day. We have been rivals in a similar space for some time, but on friendly terms – and for a couple of […]
tl;dr - This is a long description designed to elicit constructive discussion of some recent Gluster Community governance initiatives. For all things related to Gluster Community Governance, see gluster.org/Governance The recent initiatives around GlusterFS development and project governance have been quite amazing to witness – we have been making steady progress towards a “real” open […]
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.