I wanted to share some of the highlights of our pre-acquisition shindig here at Gluster HQ. First off, the cake:
I know what you’re thinking: “Why are ants crawling on that hat?” For GlusterFS, ants signify 2 things:
- The elastic hash. Imagine each ant as a piece of information that knows where to go to store and retrieve files. See? No metadata server required!
- Figuratively, the ants signify the community, and how each community member, however small, can contribute in material ways
Perhaps the 2nd thing you may be thinking is, wow, that’s a cake? Yes. Yes, indeed. If you’re interested, we ordered this particular cake from Debbie Does Cakes, out here in Silicon Valley.
And here we are, after enjoying THE CAKE: