Apache introduces Cloudstack 4.0.0-incubating
The Apache CloudStack project has announced the 4.0.0-incubating release of the CloudStack Infrastructure-asa-Service (IaaS) cloud orchestration SODWIRUP. 7KLV LV WKH fiUVW UHOHDVH IURP within the Apache Incubator, the entry path into the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). Apache CloudStack is an integrated software platform that allows users to build a feature-rich IaaS. CloudStack includes an intuitive user interface and rich API for managing the compute, networking, accounting, and storage for private, hybrid or public clouds. The project entered the Apache Incubator in April 2012.
The 4.0.0-incubating release represents the culmination of more than six months work by the CloudStack community. The release includes more than a dozen new IHDWXUHV, PDQy EXJ fixHV, VHFXULWy fixHV, DQG D IXOOy DXGLWHG FRGH EDVH that complies with ASF guidelines.
The new features include: interVLAN routing (VPC); site-to-site VPN; local storage support for data volumes; virtual resource tagging; secure console access on XenServer; the capability to upload an existing volume to a Virtual Machine; dedicated high-availability hosts; support for the Amazon Web Services API (formerly a separate package);AWS API extensions to include tagging; support for Nicira NVP (L2); Ceph RBD support for KVM; support for Caringo as secondary storage; and KVM Hypervisor support upgraded to work with Ubuntu 12.04 and RHEL 6.3.
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