Cloud filesystems (Gluster)

Registered by Chuck Short on 2010-04-28

Improve cluster file systems support with an emphasis on usage in the cloud.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Jos Boumans
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Clint Byrum
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Clint Byrum
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for maverick
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon ubuntu-10.10-beta
Started by
Clint Byrum on 2010-07-07
Completed by
Clint Byrum on 2010-09-27

Whiteboard

Status:
glusterfs tested and working great on maverick in EC2. CEPH 0.21 from universe tested in EC2 with -virtual kernel, works as advertised upstream.

Complexity:
maverick-alpha-3: 1
ubuntu-10.10-beta: 2

Roadmap Notes:
Features in A3. Defer UI to Maverick+1, start conversation with upstream

Work items for maverick-alpha-3:
gluster - add support for gluster to cloud-init (adding example config instead): DONE
ceph - review and patch upstream debian packages: DONE
ceph - adding to Universe: DONE

Work items for ubuntu-10.10-beta:
gluster - verify (LP: #603329) is fixed or push workaround example into cloud-init package: DONE
gluster - test gluster in EC2 environment (eucalyptus in flux, could not get running): DONE
gluster - blog post about testing results: DONE
ceph - verify kernel functionality (test FAILED): DONE
ceph - retest for kernel functionality after bug #622953 is fixed: POSTPONED
ceph - test ceph in cloud environments: POSTPONED

Work items for ubuntu-10.10:
ceph - retest for kernel functionality after bug #622953 is fixed: DONE
ceph - test ceph in cloud environments: DONE

Work items:
gluster - contact glusterweb/glustersp community about community packaging status: DONE

jib review / 20100526:
 * WI are probably too high level; what tests are we adding (QA, automated, etc), what is the
   follow up on community packaging status, what is the functionality in the kernel that we expect?
 * Suggested priority: 2
 * Suggested Subcycle: Alpha3
 * Complexity: 3-6 depending on depth of work. Guidance appreciated.
 * Possibly dependencies in this foundations spec: https://blueprints.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+spec/foundations-m-btrfs-support

mathiaz review / 20100526:
 * I would drop the glusterweb/glustersp WI and focus on getting glusterfs tested on EC2/UEC and documented.

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Work Items