[Gluster-users] Talks and topics that need presenters (WAS: CFP for Gluster Developer Summit)

Niels de Vos ndevos at redhat.com
Sat Aug 13 07:59:37 UTC 2016

In addition to Vijays request to submit talks, I would like to see some
very specific topics presented/demo'd. Anyone attending the Summit and
willing to take these on is very much encouraged to do so. To do so,
reply to this (or Vijays) email with your name and a description of the

If others would like to see other topics, please add them to the list.

Many thanks,

Practical Glusto example
 - show how to install Glusto and dependencies
 - write a simple new test-case from scratch (copy/paste example?)
 - run the new test-case (in the development environment?)

Debugging (large) production deployments
 - tools that can be used for debugging on non-development systems
 - filtering logs and other data to identify problems
 - coming up with the root cause of the problem
 - reporting a useful bug so that developers can fix it

Making troubleshooting easier
 - statedumps, how code tracks allocations, how to read the dumps
 - io-stats, meta and other xlators
 - useful, actionable log messages

Long-Term-Maintenance, Short-Term-Maintanance, releases and backports
 - explanation of the new release schedule
 - when/how are releases made, branching, stability phase etc...
 - the kind of backports that are acceptible and safe for minor updates

Documentation update
 - new Documentation Tooling based on ASCIIbinder
 - how to migrate different documentation sites for many of the projects
 - best location to report issues, submit fixes etc...

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