[Gluster-devel] [Gluster-users] Minutes of Gluster Community Meeting [23rd June 2020]

Shwetha Acharya sacharya at redhat.com
Tue Jun 23 12:20:20 UTC 2020

# Gluster Community Meeting -  23rd June, 2020

### Previous Meeting minutes:

- http://github.com/gluster/community

### Date/Time: Check the [community calendar](

### Bridge
* APAC friendly hours
  - Tuesday 23rd June, 2020, 11:30AM IST
  - Bridge: https://bluejeans.com/441850968
  - Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 01:00 PM EDT
  - Bridge: https://bluejeans.com/118564314


### Attendance
* Shwetha Acharya - (RHT)
* Adrian Quintero -
* Amar Tumballi (Kadalu.IO)
* Rinku Kothiya (Red Hat)
* Aravinda Vishwanathapura (Kadalu.io)
* Srijan Sivakumar (Red Hat)
* Karthik Subrahmanya (Red Hat)
* Sheetal Pamecha (Red Hat)
* Hari Gowtham (Red Hat)
* Rafi (iTernity)
* Nikhil Ladha (Red Hat)
* Deepshikha (Red Hat)
* Sunil Kumar (Red Hat)
* Anandhu Manoj -

### User stories
* gluster status
* [Adrian] uses gluster for storage in VMs
    * using gluster 6.
    * Concerned about recovery
    * [Adrian]  concern is actually about production impact and which
version is more stable i.e. I had issues with 6.6, 6.8 due to permission
denied (ACL related) so I downgraded to 6.5

### Community

* Project metrics:
Metrics Value
Coverity <https://scan.coverity.com/projects/gluster-glusterfs> 54
Clang Scan <https://build.gluster.org/job/clang-scan/lastBuild/> 78
Test coverage
New Issues in last 14 days  master
Gluster User Queries in last 14 days
<https://lists.gluster.org/pipermail/gluster-users/2020-June/thread.html> 16
-116 msgs
Total Bugs
Total Github issues <https://github.com/gluster/glusterfs/issues> 508

* Any release updates?
  - The published upgrade guide refers to upgrade gude of 4.x working on
    creating a generic upgrade guide which can be used in its palce

  - Did not hear any complains about the Release-8rc0 will make that the
    final release comming week.

  - This will be the last release for Release-6
  [Hari] Inhouse testing is needed before release
  [Amar] Upgrade from different versions and for different volumes by
  [Rinku] will test day be a good idea? - agreed

* Blocker issues across the project?
  [Amar] ACL issues from mailing list - having look on the Acl usses will
be useful
         No of logs can be reduced
  [Aravinda] Amar's error code patch
  [Amar] Cant be promised release8 - need to be worked on certain issues

* Notable thread form mailing list
    [Gluster-users] State of Gluster project
    [Aravinda] a good thread, can have a maintainers meeting to prioritise
    - Learnings:
      - Debug Tools: Need of the hour
      - NFS use cases with Gluster (many people mentioning about it)
      - Performance is a major issue

### Conferences / Meetups
COVID-19 impact is likely for events!

### Github Migration

* Infra team is ready with the possible steps
* @amarts opened https://github.com/gluster/project-infrastructure/issues/62
  - glusterfs issue is - https://github.com/gluster/glusterfs/issues/1330
  - Request you to have your opinion recorded if not in favour
  - Last day to consider that would be 30th June, 2020.
  - We plan to start the migration process By July 1st.

### GlusterFS - v8.0 and beyond

* Should we reduce days of inactivity to 4 months from current 7 months
(210 days) ?
  - [Aravinda] Should we keep it alive for the life-cycle of release?

### Developer focus

* Any design specs to discuss?
[Rafi] have been working on Readdirp Performance Improvement (
Have sent out a mail regarding the same

### Component status
* Arbiter - Fixed a problem with the quorum logic in arbiter volumes
* AFR - Fixed an issue with migration failures in case of add-brick &
rebalance scenario
      - Delayed post-op of fsync to improve the performance of fsync heavy
* DHT - [amar]good amount of patches from team
* DOC - Upgrade guide contributed by Rinku
* Geo Replication- user queries have been addressed
* Glusterd - add-brick command failing. The patch is merged and command
works successfully
* Snapshot - Nil
* thin-arbiter - Nil

### Flash Talk Gluster

### Recent Blog posts / Document updates
* GlusterFS quota accounting mismatch(
* Debian and ubuntu packaging from the same machine(

### Gluster Friday Five
* Every friday we release this, which basically covers highlight of week in
gluster.Also you can find more videos in youtube link.

### Host

* Who will host next meeting? - Amar

  - Host will need to send out the agenda 24hr - 12hrs in advance to
mailing list, and also make sure to send the meeting minutes.
  - Host will need to reach out to one user at least who can talk about
their use case, their experience, and their needs.
  - Host needs to send meeting minutes as PR to
  - Host has to send the meeting minutes as a mail to the gluster-devel and
gluster-users list.

### Notetaker

* Who will take notes from the next meeting?

### RoundTable
* [Aravinda] close the stale projects from gluster repo
* [Deepshikha] 4-5 issues failing on centos8 regression
* [Aravinda] initiate the mail thread for maintainers meeting

### Action Items on host
* Check-in Minutes of meeting for this meeting
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