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From Wido den Hollander <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache CloudStack 4.3.0 Released
Date Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:42:16 GMT

On 03/25/2014 03:28 PM, Chip Childers wrote:
> Website issues should all be resolved now.  Thanks for noticing this.

I also fixed the Ubuntu packages. They were there, but not properly 
indexed by the mirror.

> On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 10:14 AM, Sumita Gorla <> wrote:
>> Hi Chip
>> Thank you for the announcement.
>> The website still shows the latest release as 4.2.1
>> "Apache CloudStack's most current release is 4.2.1."
>> Thanks,
>> Sumita
>> On 3/25/14 10:05 AM, "Chip Childers" <> wrote:
>>> Announcing Apache CloudStack 4.3.0
>>> Tue Mar 25 2014 09:47:06 GMT-0400 (EDT)
>>> Flexible, scalable, Open Source Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) used
>>> by organizations such as Zynga, Datapipe, and ISWest, among others, for
>>> creating, managing, and deploying public, private, and hybrid Cloud
>>> Computing environments
>>> Forest Hill, MD --25 March 2014-- The Apache Software Foundation (ASF),
>>> the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170
>>> Open Source projects and initiatives, today announced Apache CloudStack
>>> v4.3, the latest feature release of the CloudStack cloud orchestration
>>> platform.
>>> Apache CloudStack is an integrated Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS)
>>> software platform that allows users to build feature-rich public,
>>> private, and hybrid cloud environments. CloudStack includes an intuitive
>>> user interface and rich APIs for managing the compute, networking,
>>> software, and storage infrastructure resources. CloudStack became an
>>> Apache Top-level Project (TLP) in March 2013. "We are proud to announce
>>> CloudStack v4.3," said Hugo Trippaers, Vice President of Apache
>>> CloudStack. "This release represents over six months of work from the
>>> Apache CloudStack community with many new and improved features."
>>> Under The Hood
>>> CloudStack V4.3 is the next feature release of the 4.x line which first
>>> released on November 6, 2012. Some of the noteworthy new and improved
>>> features include:
>>> - Support for Microsoft Hyper-V - Apache CloudStack can now manage Hyper-V
>>>   hypervisors in addition to KVM, XenServer, VMware, LXC, and Bare Metal
>>> - Juniper OpenContrail integration - OpenContrail is a software defined
>>>   networking controller from Juniper that CloudStack now integrates with
>>>   to provide SDN services
>>> - SSL Termination support for guest VMs - Apache CloudStack can configure
>>>   and manage SSL termination in certain load balancer devices
>>> - Palo Alto Firewall integration - Apache CloudStack can now manage and
>>>   configure Palo Alto firewalls
>>> - Remote access VPN for VPC networks - CloudStack's remote access VPN is
>>>   now available for Virtual Private Cloud networks
>>> - Site to Site VPN between VRs - CloudStack now allows site-to-site VPN
>>>   connectivity to it's virtual routing devices. This permits your cloud
>>>   computing environment to appear as a natural extension of your local
>>>   network, or for you to easily interconnect multiple environments
>>> - VXLAN support expansion to include KVM - CloudStack's support for
>>>   integrating VXLAN, the network virtualization technology that attempts
>>>   to ameliorate scalability problems with traditional networking
>>> - SolidFire plugin extension to support KVM and hypervisor snapshots for
>>>   XenServer and ESX - SolidFire provides guaranteed Storage Quality of
>>>   Service at the Virtual Machine level
>>> - Dynamic Compute offering - CloudStack now has the ability to dynamically
>>>   scale the resources assigned to a running virtual machine instance for
>>>   those hypervisors which support it
>>> Downloads and Documentation
>>> The official source code for the v4.3 release, as well as individual
>>> contributors' convenience binaries, can be downloaded from the Apache
>>> CloudStack downloads page at
>>> The CloudStack 4.2 release includes over 110 issues from 4.2.0 and
>>> 4.2.1, including fixes for object storage support, documentation, and
>>> more. A full list of corrected issues and upgrade instructions are
>>> available in the Release Notes
>>> Official installation, administration, and API documentation for each
>>> release is available at
>>> Apache CloudStack in Action
>>> Join members of the Apache CloudStack community at the CloudStack
>>> Collaboration Conference, taking place 9-11 April 2014 immediately
>>> following ApacheCon. For more information, visit
>>> Availability and Oversight
>>> As with all Apache products, Apache CloudStack v4.3 is released under
>>> the Apache License v2.0, and is overseen by a self-selected team of
>>> active contributors to the project. A Project Management Committee (PMC)
>>> guides the Project¹s day-to-day operations, including community
>>> development and product releases. For documentation and ways to become
>>> involved with Apache CloudStack, visit
>>> About The Apache Software Foundation (ASF)
>>> Established in 1999, the all-volunteer Foundation oversees more than one
>>> hundred and seventy leading Open Source projects, including Apache HTTP
>>> Server --the world's most popular Web server software. Through the ASF's
>>> meritocratic process known as "The Apache Way," more than 400 individual
>>> Members and 3,500 Committers successfully collaborate to develop freely
>>> available enterprise-grade software, benefiting millions of users
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