[Gluster-devel] GlusterFS 3.9 Planning

Aravinda avishwan at redhat.com
Tue Jun 28 14:57:59 UTC 2016

Hi All,

Are you working on any new features or enhancements to Gluster? Gluster 
3.9 is coming :)

As discussed previously in mailing lists, community meetings we will 
have a GlusterFS release in September 2016.

Please share the details about features/enhancements you are working on. 
(Feature freeze will be around Aug 31, 2016)

If you are working on a feature please open a bug and add it to 3.9.0 
tracker listed below.


Following list of features/enhancements copied from 3.9 road map 
page(https://www.gluster.org/community/roadmap/3.9), Let us know if any 
of the features are not planned for 3.9 release.

- Throttling xlator (Owners: Ravishankar N)
- Trash Improvements (Owners: Anoop C S, Jiffin Tony Thottan)
- Kerberos for Gluster protocols (Owners: Niels de Vos, Csaba Henk)
- SELinux on Gluster Volumes (Owners: Niels de Vos, Manikandan)
- DHT2 (Owners: Shyamsundar Ranganathan, Venky Shankar, Kotresh)
- Native sub-directory mounts (Owners: Kaushal M, Pranith K)
- RichACL support for GlusterFS (Owners: Rajesh Joseph + Volunteers)
- Share modes / Share reservations (Owners: Raghavendra Talur + Poornima 
G, Soumya Koduri, Rajesh Joseph, Anoop C S)
- Integrate with external resource management software (Owners: Kaleb 
Keithley, Jose Rivera)
- Gluster Eventing (Owners: Aravinda VK)
- Gluster Management REST APIs (Owners: Aravinda VK)
- Inotify (Owners: Soumya Koduri)
- pNFS Layout Recall (Owners: Jiffin Tony Thottan, Soumya Koduri)
- iSCSI access for Gluster (Owners: Raghavendra Bhat, Vijay Bellur)
- Directory/Files filters for Geo-replication (Owners: Kotresh, Aravinda)
- Add + Remove brick with Volume Tiering (Owners: Dan Lambright)
- Volume Tiering (Owners: Dan Lambright)
- User and Group Quotas (Owners: Vijaikumar M, Manikandan)

Feel free to add new features/enhancements to the list by creating a 
feature bug and attaching to the tracker.

Aravinda & Pranith

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