[Gluster-users] FW: Save the Date: Building New File Systems with GlusterFS Translators

Whit Blauvelt whit.gluster at transpect.com
Thu Oct 20 19:15:45 UTC 2011

What's the technical level required to build translators? What languages are
appropriate? Is this a capability that is likely to be useful to an advanced
sysadmin, or most likely only of real interest to those with more serious
software engineering resources to devote to it?


On Thu, Oct 20, 2011 at 07:00:25PM +0000, John Mark Walker wrote:
> FYI... this will be an interesting webinar. If you've wanted to learn how
> GlusterFS translators work, here's your opportunity.
> Session to be led by Jeff Darcy, who has used the translator subsystem
> significantly for building HekaFS (fka CloudFS).
> -JM
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> Subject: Save the Date: Building New File Systems with GlusterFS Translators
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>       Register Today for the Gluster for Geeks Webinar Series!
>       GlusterFS is a stackable filesystem with a layered approach that
>       allows developers to easily build new extensions and add new
>       layers to the base filesystem. Join Red Hat engineers Jeff Darcy         Webinar: Building New File
>       and Anand Avati as they walk through the GlusterFS architecture            Systems with GlusterFS
>       and demonstrate how to get started building new translators.                     Translators
>       GlusterFS translator contributions in the past have included
>       such things as data encryption, IMAP, FTP, a trash  can, and                  Wednesday, Oct 26
>       much more. In fact, much of what is considered core                          at 9am PT / 12pm ET
>       functionality of GlusterFS is implemented via translators.
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>       GlusterFS is not just a filesystem, but a framework for new
>       filesystems implemented as translators. Join us for this
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>       Topic:   Building New Filesystems with GlusterFS Translators
>       Date: Wednesday, October 26
>       Time: 9 AM PT / 12 PM ET
>       Speakers:
>       Jeff Darcy, Principal SW Engineer, Red Hat
>       Anand Avati, Senior Principal Engineer, Red Hat
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