[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Proposal for GlusterD-2.0

Justin Clift justin at gluster.org
Tue Sep 16 03:50:31 UTC 2014

On 15/09/2014, at 8:19 PM, Kaushal M wrote:
> For the present we (GlusterD maintainers, KP and me, and other
> GlusterD contributers) would like to start off GlusterD-2.0 by using
> Consul for membership and config storage. The initial implementation
> would probably only just have the minimum cluster management
> functions, and would mainly be a POC or prototype kind of
> implementation. We'll try to keep it clean and reusable for later. We
> have been planning to use Go as the language of development, as we
> believe it is easy for C developers to pick up and provides features
> that make it easier to write distributed systems. There has been
> another mail thread on the topic of language choices, which should
> probably answer any questions on this decision.
> What does the list think of my thoughts above?

To be clear, this is just an experimental proof-of-concept yeah?

If so, how much time is expected to be needed for it, what are
the success/failure criteria (to judge it at the end), and when
is this PoC expected to be completed?

+ Justin

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