Category Archives: ニュース

Gfarm 2.7.11 released

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.11
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.26

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This release includes useful updates and bug fixes.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.11
=============================

[2018.6.25]

 

Updated feature

* change default of gfsd_connection_cache from 16 to 256.

* adjust log level

 

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.26

=============================

[2018.6.25]

Updated feature

* change default of gfsd_connection_cache from 16 to 256.

* adjust log level

Gfarm 2.7.10 released

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.10
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.25

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This release includes useful updates and bug fixes.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.10
=============================

[2018.2.22]

Updated feature
* gfmd – improve ticket lock performance, which is introduced since
the version 2.7.9

Bug fix
* directory quota may be incorrect when moving a file during the
replica check
* slave gfmd may crash when it is stopped during busy metadata updates
* gfmd crashes when it is stopped at early boot stage

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.25
=============================

[2018.2.22]

Updated feature
* gfdf – -i option to print number of inodes
* gfmd – improve ticket lock performance, which is introduced since
the version 2.6.24

Bug fix
* slave gfmd may crash when it is stopped during busy metadata updates
* gfmd crashes when it is stopped at early boot stage

Gfarm 2.7.9 released

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.9
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.24

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This release includes useful updates and bug fixes.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.9
============================

[2018.1.16]

Updated feature
* gfmd – improve response time during replica check when enabling
replica info. By default, use a ticket lock for FIFO thread
scheduling instead of a stock mutex lock.

Bug fix
* replica check does not honor directory quota
* fix deadlock or segfault when reading files using InfiniBand RDMA if
reconnection happens

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.24
=============================

[2018.1.16]

Updated feature
* gfmd – improve response time during replica check when enabling
replica info. By default, use a ticket lock for FIFO thread
scheduling instead of a stock mutex lock.

Gfarm 2.7.8 released

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.8
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.23

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This release includes useful updates and bug fixes.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.8
============================

[2017.12.03]

Updated feature
* show the number of ongoing replications by SIGUSR2

Bug fix
* spool_check_level disable makes gfsd unstable, which has been
introduced since the version 2.7.6
* fix data race when switching gfsd or gfmd connections, that may make
segfault
* fix data race about gfsd status

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.23
=============================

[2017.12.03]

New configuration directive
* metadb_server_remover_queue_length – queue length for remove
requests to make it a low priority not to prevent from replication
requests

Updated feature
* show the number of ongoing replications by SIGUSR2

Bug fix
* spool_check_level disable makes gfsd unstable, which has been
introduced since the version 2.6.22
* fix data race when switching gfsd or gfmd connections, that may make
segfault
* fix data race about gfsd status

Gfarm 2.7.7 released

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.7
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.22

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This release includes useful updates to improve resonse time under
heavy loads that include too many gfmd-initiated replications, file
removals and file updates.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.7
============================

[2017.11.26]

New configuration directive
* metadb_server_remove_scan_log_interval – interval to log statistical
information about removed file scan
* metadb_server_remove_scan_interval_factor – interval between removed
file scans

Documentation
* manual pages – gfsrepcheck(1)

Updated feature
* gfmd – improve response time even under too many gfmd-initiated
replications, file removals and updates
* gfdf – -i option to print number of inodes
* gfrepcheck – status command to obtain the current status

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.22
=============================

[2017.11.26]

New configuration directive
* metadb_server_remove_scan_log_interval – interval to log statistical
information about removed file scan
* metadb_server_remove_scan_interval_factor – interval between removed
file scans
* spool_check_parallel, spool_check_parallel_max,
spool_check_parallel_per_capacity, spool_check_parallel_step –
specifies the number of parallelism and granularity of spool check

Documentation
* manual pages – gfsrepcheck(1)

Updated feature
* gfsd – parallel spool check for faster spool check processing
* gfmd – improve response time even under too many gfmd-initiated
replications, file removals and updates
* gfrepcheck – status command to obtain the current status

Gfarm 2.7.6 released

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.6
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.21

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This release includes useful updates and bug fixes.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.6
============================

[2017.10.1]

New configuration directive
* replication_busy_host – specify whether destinations of
gfmd-initiated replication include busy hosts or not. Default is
enable. Note that file replica creation to busy file system nodes
is disabled since 2.7.2. To keep this behavior, specify
replication_busy_host disable
* replica_check_remove_grace_used_space_ratio,
replica_check_remove_grace_time – specify grace space ratio and
grace time for replica check remove
* spool_check_parallel, spool_check_parallel_max,
spool_check_parallel_per_capacity, spool_check_parallel_step –
specifies the number of parallelism and granularity of spool check

Updated feature
* gfsd – parallel spool check for faster spool check processing
* gfmd – gfmd-initiated replication selects a file replica to be
replicated randomly to avoid concentration
* gfmd – more rigit disk available check to avoid no space error
* gfrepcheck – gfrepcheck stop stops replica check processing
soon.

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.21
=============================

[2017.10.1]

New configuration directive
* replication_busy_host – specify whether destinations of
gfmd-initiated replication include busy hosts or not. Default is
enable. Note that file replica creation to busy file system nodes
is disabled since 2.6.17. To keep this behavior, specify
replication_busy_host disable
* replica_check_remove_grace_used_space_ratio,
replica_check_remove_grace_time – specify grace space ratio and
grace time for replica check remove

Updated feature
* gfmd – gfmd-initiated replication selects a file replica to be
replicated randomly to avoid concentration
* gfmd – more rigit disk available check to avoid no space error
* gfrepcheck – gfrepcheck stop stops replica check processing
soon.

Gfarm 2.7.5 released

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.5
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.20

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This release includes useful updates and bug fixes.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.5
============================

[2017.8.9]

New configuration directive
* max_directory_depth – maximum directory depth. Default is 100.

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.20
=============================

[2017.8.9]

New configuration directive
* max_directory_depth – maximum directory depth. Default is 100.

Gfarm 2.7.4 released

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.4
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.19
* Gfarm2fs version 1.2.11

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This release includes CentOS 7.3 support and other useful updates and
bug fixes.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.4
============================

[2017.7.14]

New configuration directive
* directory_quota_check_start_delay – delay to start directory quota
check to aggregate multiple checks

Updated feature
* gfrm – do not try to remove symlinks with the -h option
* gfmd – more log in peer_set_host
* postgresql backend – accept IPv6 connection, which is required in
CentOS 7.3.1611

Bug fix
* gfmd – invalid replica cannot be moved to lost+found, which is
introduced by the version 2.7.0
* recursive option does not return error properly
* compilation error on FreeBSD-10.2/amd64
* gfsd – invalid file remains when fhclose fails
* gfmd does not recover from the warning of abandon invalid journal
* gfmd – gfmd may fail to restart when using the none backend

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.19
=============================

[2017.7.14]

Updated feature
* gfrm – do not try to remove symlinks with the -h option
* gfmd – more log in peer_set_host
* postgresql backend – accept IPv6 connection, which is required in
CentOS 7.3.1611

Bug fix
* recursive option does not return error properly
* compilation error on FreeBSD-10.2/amd64
* gfsd – invalid file remains when fhclose fails
* gfmd does not recover from the warning of abandon invalid journal

Release note for Gfarm2fs 1.2.11
================================

[2017.7.14]

Updated feature
* umount.gfarm2fs – support CentOS7

Gfarm 2.7.3 released

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.3
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.18
* Gfarm Zabbix plugin version 4.0.1

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This Gfarm release includes destination schedule update of gfpcopy to
mitigate destination conflicts, and other useful updates and bug fixes.

Gfarm Zabbix plugin fixes Zabbix-1.8 issue with Template OS Linux, and
useful updates.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.3
============================

[2017.3.26]

Update feature
* gfprep, gfpcopy – a new scheduling to mitigate destination conflict
under concurrent gfprep and gfpcopy executions
* start replica check when a busy host becomes idle

New configuration directive
* metadb_server_remover_queue_length – queue length for remove
requests to make it a low priority not to prevent from replication
requests

Bug fix
* gfmd may not respond when sending journal logs to async slaves
* write only files may not be moved to lost+found
* Gfarm RPM packages cannot be installed on RHEL7 or CentOS7

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.18
=============================

[2017.3.26]

Update feature
* gfprep, gfpcopy – a new scheduling to mitigate destination conflict
under concurrent gfprep and gfpcopy executions
* start replica check when a busy host becomes idle

Bug fix
* gfmd may not respond when sending journal logs to async slaves
* write only files may not be moved to lost+found
* Gfarm RPM packages cannot be installed on RHEL7 or CentOS7

Release note for Gfarm Zabbix plugin 4.0.1
==========================================

[2017.3.26]

Updated feature
* ZABBIX_PREFIX in install.conf used as the Zabbix installation path

Bug fix
* gfarm_zabbix _alt templates do not work with zabbix-1.8

Gfarm 2.7.2 released

Hi all,

We are pleased to announce the release of

* Gfarm file system version 2.7.2
* Gfarm file system version 2.6.17

http://sourceforge.net/projects/gfarm/

This Gfarm release includes a feature to disable file system node
group based replica location control, and an update to exclude busy
nodes for file replica creation, and other useful updates and bug
fixes.

We recommend for all users to upgrade to this version.

Release note for Gfarm 2.7.2
============================

[2017.2.4]

New configuration directive
* replicainfo – disables file system group based replica location
control feature. Only number of file replicas is maintained. This
directive is available for gfmd

Updated feature
* gfmd – support none backend database for temporal Gfarm file system
without any backend database. Journaling keeps metadata change log
up to the journal file size
* gfmd – do not create file replicas in busy file system nodes

Release note for Gfarm 2.6.17
=============================

[2017.2.4]

New configuration directive
* replicainfo – disables file system group based replica location
control feature. Only number of file replicas is maintained. This
directive is available for gfmd

Updated feature
* gfmd – do not create file replicas in busy file system nodes