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From Chiradeep Vittal <>
Subject Re: For review: Release announcement for ACS 4.0-incubating
Date Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:58:01 GMT
"is a Java-based platform that delivers an integrated platform"

IMO, could just be "is an integrated software platform"

On 10/11/12 2:48 PM, "Kelcey Damage (BBITS)" <> wrote:

>"user interface components to needed for private, hybrid, or public
>Grammar alert!
>Fix = user interface components needed for private, hybrid, of public
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Joe Brockmeier []
>Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 2:26 PM
>To: CloudStack Developers;
>Subject: For review: Release announcement for ACS 4.0-incubating
>Hi all, 
>I've included a proposed draft of a release announcement for 4.0. Please
>send comments, corrections, flames, and such ASAP. (Note several URLs are
>needed, see below where [URL] is included.)
>[ANNOUNCE] Apache CloudStack 4.0-Incubating Released
>The Apache CloudStack (Incubating) project is pleased to announce the
>4.0 release of the CloudStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud
>orchestration platform. This is the first release from within the Apache
>Software Foundation (ASF).
>Apache CloudStack is a Java-based platform that delivers an integrated
>platform that allows users to build a feature-complete IaaS. Apache
>CloudStack includes the compute, networking, accounting, storage, and
>user interface components to needed for private, hybrid, or public clouds.
>The 4.0 release represents the culmination of more than six months work
>by the Apache CloudStack community. The release includes more than a
>dozen new features, many bugfixes, security fixes, and a fully audited
>codebase that complies with ASF guidelines.
>##New Features:
> * Inter-VLAN Routing (VPC)
> * Site-to-Site VPN
> * Local Storage Support for Data Volumes
> * Virtual Resource Tagging
> * Secure Console Access on XenServer
> * Added the ability to create a VM without immediately starting it (via
> API)
> * Upload an Existing Volume to a Virtual Machine
> * Dedicated High-Availability Hosts
> * Support for 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
> * KVM Hypervisor support upgraded to work with Ubuntu 12.04 and RHEL
> 6.3
>The official source code release can be downloaded from:
>In addition to the official source code release, the project has made
>convenience binaries available at:
>Pointers to older releases, the Git repository, and more can be found
>Apache CloudStack is an effort undergoing incubation at The Apache
>Software Foundation (ASF). Incubation is required of all newly accepted
>projects until a further review indicates that the infrastructure,
>communications, and decision making process have stabilized in a manner
>consistent with other successful ASF projects. While incubation status is
>not necessarily a reflection of the completeness or stability of the
>code, it does indicate that the project has yet to be fully endorsed by
>the ASF.
>Joe Brockmeier
>Twitter: @jzb

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