Gluster is a GNU cluster distribution aimed at commoditizing Supercomputing and Superstorage.
Version: 1.4Gluster project is a GNU cluster distribution aimed at commoditizing Supercomputing and Superstorage. Core of the Gluster provides a platform for developing clustering applications tailored for a specific tasks such as HPC Clustering, Storage Clustering, Enterprise Provisioning, Database Clustering etc.
Operating System: Linux
· A cluster of ia32 or x86-64 systems with atleast 512MB RAM (1GB recommended) each.
· A supported GNU/Linux distribution pre-installed (for GlusterHPC) on the master node.
Does Gluster support my distribution?
Currently Gluster has been tested on
· Redhat Enterprise (and clones such as ScientificLinux and CentOS)
· Fedora Core (1-4)
The following are known issues and are being worked on:
· Distributions should be installed without LVM/Software Raid. Support for LVM/SW Raid is being added currently.
· Fedora Core 5 with SELinux turned on fails to root login on client nodes.
What's New in This Release:
· This release was updated to Linux version 18.104.22.168.
· Options were added to boot master/slave in safe mode and disable repeated characters on KVM over IP terminals.