Chapter 1 Introduction to Gluster Storage for Oracle Linux

Gluster is a scalable, distributed file system that aggregates disk storage resources from multiple servers into a single global namespace. This chapter provides introductory information about Gluster Storage for Oracle Linux Release 6.

1.1 About Gluster Storage for Oracle Linux

Gluster Storage for Oracle Linux Release 6 is based on the stable release of the upstream Gluster 6.

Differences between Oracle's version of the software and upstream releases are limited to Oracle specific fixes and patches for specific bugs.

Note

The source RPMs for Gluster are available from Oracle Linux yum server at https://yum.oracle.com.

For comprehensive Gluster documentation, see https://docs.gluster.org/en/latest/.

For more information about Gluster, go to https://www.gluster.org/.