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From "Sally Khudairi" ...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Review] CloudMonkey v6.0.0 release announcement review request
Date Tue, 19 Mar 2019 12:32:50 GMT
Thanks, Giles. This is great.

Ideally we'll have a quote from at least one other user... :-D

I can ask someone from the CloudStack community if they can help. Not sure of their availability
due to time zones, but I'll keep you posted.

Warm regards,
Sally

- - - 
Vice President Marketing & Publicity
Vice President Sponsor Relations
The Apache Software Foundation

Tel +1 617 921 8656 | sk@apache.org

On Tue, Mar 19, 2019, at 05:23, Giles Sirett wrote:
> Guys, if you want/need a quote:
> 
> 
> Giles Sirett, CEO of ShapeBlue commented "Cloudmonkey is a effective 
> tool for the operators of Cloudstack environments and  it becomes 
> essential in large-scale Cloudstack deployments. Its great to see this 
> new version of cloudmonkey: having a CLI that can run on Windows 
> desktops as well as linux and Mac is important as we see more enterise 
> adoption of Apache Cloudstack"
> 
> 
> 
> Kind regards
> Giles
> 
> giles.sirett@shapeblue.comĀ 
> www.shapeblue.com
> Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK
> @shapeblue
>   
>  
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com> 
> Sent: 19 March 2019 07:37
> To: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>; dev@cloudstack.apache.org; Apache 
> CloudStack Marketing <marketing@cloudstack.apache.org>; 
> users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [Review] CloudMonkey v6.0.0 release announcement review 
> request
> 
> Hi Sally,
> 
> 
> Thanks for reviews, please proceed with the changes you've advised.
> 
> While I've requested people already for their quotes, we don't have any 
> so far. I've reached out to PMCs again today, so please include any 
> quotes if they do arrive on this thread (on marketing@ ML).
> 
> 
> I think let's lock on the date, 20th March 2019. After you can confirm 
> the announcement, I'll send the email to various lists and put the same 
> on cloudstack asf blog.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Rohit Yadav
> 
> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
> 
> https://www.shapeblue.com
> 
> ________________________________
> From: Sally Khudairi <sk@apache.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 5:46:17 AM
> To: Rohit Yadav; dev@cloudstack.apache.org; Apache CloudStack 
> Marketing; users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [Review] CloudMonkey v6.0.0 release announcement review 
> request
> 
> Hello again, Rohit --following up on this:
> 
> - we need a headline and subhead; how about
> 
> The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache(r) CloudMonkey(r) v6.0
> 
> Popular Open Source Command Line Interface Tool Simplifies Apache 
> CloudStack Configuration and Management
> 
> 
> - we'll need to update the ASF boilerplate. I can do that on my end.
> 
> If we're aiming to announce on 20 March, we'll need to lock in the copy 
> no later than 6PM ET (UTC -5) on Tuesday 19 March. Do you have 
> additional testimonials to include?
> 
> Are there any outstanding issues that I can help with?
> 
> Kind thanks,
> Sally
> 
> - - -
> Vice President Marketing & Publicity
> Vice President Sponsor Relations
> The Apache Software Foundation
> 
> Tel +1 617 921 8656 | sk@apache.org
> 
> 
> 
> rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
> www.shapeblue.com
> Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK @shapeblue
>   
>  
> 
> On Thu, Mar 14, 2019, at 04:56, Rohit Yadav wrote:
> 
> All,
> 
> 
> Kindly review the release announcement for CloudMonkey v6.0.0, and also 
> share your quotes/comments that we can use in the release wrt 
> cloudmonkey v6.0:
> 
> 
> ### START ###
> 
> 
> 
> <Date: 20 March 2019> - The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the 
> all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 
> Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today Apache(r) 
> CloudStack(r) CloudMonkey v6.0, the latest version of the turnkey 
> enterprise Cloud orchestration platform's command line interface tool.
> 
> Apache CloudStack is the proven, highly scalable, and easy-to-deploy 
> IaaS platform used for rapidly creating private, public, and hybrid 
> Cloud environments. Thousands of large-scale public Cloud providers and 
> enterprise organizations use Apache CloudStack to enable billions of 
> dollars worth of business transactions annually across their clouds.
> Apache CloudMonkey v6.0.0 is the latest major release since the 
> previous major 5.x release in September 2013.  CloudMonkey v6.0.0 is a 
> rewrite of the original tool in Go programming language, and can be 
> used both as an interactive shell and as a command line tool that 
> simplifies CloudStack configuration and management.
> 
> Some of the new features and major changes include:
> 
> 
>   *   Rewrite in Go, ships as single binary for Linux, Mac, and Windows
>   *   Drop-in replacement for legacy Python-based cloudmonkey
>   *   About 5-20x faster than legacy Python-based cloudmonkey
>   *   Interactive UX for parameter and arg completion and selection
>   *   JSON is the default output format
>   *   New column based output
>   *   Enable debug mode using set debug true option, file-based logging 
> removed
>   *   Per server profile based API cache
>   *   New syntax arg=@/path/to/file to pass the content of file as API 
> argument value similar to curl
>   *   Improve help docs using -h argument
>   *   Removed: XML output, coloured output, several set options
> 
> "This release is the work of over one year of effort and driven by the 
> people operating CloudStack clouds," said Rohit Yadav, Apache 
> CloudStack CloudMonkey v6.0 author, and release manager. "I would like 
> to thank the contributors across all of these organizations for 
> supporting this release, which reflects both the user-driven nature of 
> our community and the Apache CloudStack project's commitment to 
> continue to be the most stable, easily deployable, scalable Open Source 
> platform for IaaS. Along with ease of installation, usage and 
> availability of cross-platform dependency-free builds including Windows 
> builds, v6.0 brings many changes and optimizations such as more 
> interactive shell for parameter completion, faster API requests 
> processing, server profile specific API caching, improved API help docs 
> and a new syntax to pass content of files as API parameter argument." 
> The background and story of v6.0 effort was recently blogged here: 
> https://www.shapeblue.com/whats-coming-in-the-new-cloudmonkey-6-0/
> 
> <stick more quotes from community members, kindly share your comments!>
> 
> 
> Downloads and Documentation
> 
> The official source code for CloudMonkey v6.0.0 can be downloaded from 
> http://cloudstack.apache.org/downloads.html. The community-maintained 
> builds are available at the project's Github release page at 
> https://github.com/apache/cloudstack-cloudmonkey/releases
> 
> CloudMonkey's usage is documented at 
> https://github.com/apache/cloudstack-cloudmonkey/wiki
> 
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> 
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> 
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> 
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> 
> 
> 
> ### END ###
> 
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Rohit Yadav
> 
> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
> 
> https://www.shapeblue.com
> 
> 
> rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
> www.shapeblue.com
> @shapeblue
> 
> 
> 
> 
>

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