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From Ram Ganesh <>
Subject RE: [AFSCS40] Release status for CS 4.0
Date Tue, 25 Sep 2012 05:48:29 GMT

For AutoScaling is there a process we should follow to bring the feature into 4.1 release
apart from the usual reviews/unit-tests?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Huang []
> Sent: 25 September 2012 07:57
> To:
> Cc:
> Subject: [AFSCS40] Release status for CS 4.0
> Hi All,
> I've been reminded that I've neglected to update the community on the
> current status for CloudStack 4.0.  I apologize for that oversight.
> From now til the actual release, I will give a daily update on the
> status.  If you feel anything is missing, please let me know and I'll
> try to include them on the next update.
> Summary
> As of 9/24/2012, CloudStack 4.0 release has past code freeze stage
> (over three weeks ago).  A source code branch has been forked and is
> called 4.0.  Nightly build is running on Jenkins on the 4.0 build.
> Feature List
> There are two features that missed the 4.0 release.  Auto-Scaling and
> Brocade Plugin.  Both are due to having significant code changes due
> past the code freeze date.
> Code Readiness
> - There are ~5 code related reviews on the review board scheduled for
> 4.0.  Most of them are waiting for review and commit.
> - There are <10 bugs on Jira for the first cut of the release.
> - Upgrade from previous versions is currently being worked on.
> Scheduled to be done by the end of the week.
> License Readiness
> - Majority of the VM configuration issues have been resolved.  There is
> one remaining wrt rsyslog.conf.  Thanks to Chiradeep and Chip.
> - Technology export issues are still be worked on by David Nalley and
> AFS legal.  This may be a blocking issue.
> - Licenses need auditing.
> Doc Readiness
> The current plan for docs is to write an INSTALL.TXT to give
> instructions on how to install from source.  All docs will be generated
> to a living document that continues to improve past the release.  The
> link to this living document is to be determined.
> TODO:  Docs need help on the new features in the 4.0 release.
> Specifically we need help with Niciria Integration and Caringo
> documentation.
> QA Status
> QA is proceeding through the test cycle.  It is currently at 45% of
> completion.  The number of bugs generated from the tests have been
> minimum so the quality of the release currently looks pretty good.
> Release Plan
> - The current plan is for QA to complete its test cycle between 9/26-
> 9/28.
> - When QA decides the test cycle is read, we will cut a RC1 release.
> - We are currently pushing to clear bugs generated from the test cycle
> asap.
> - After all P1 and P2 bugs are cleared, 4.0 release will be submitted
> for approval to announce.
> --Alex

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