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From "Hollman Enciso R." <>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache CloudStack 4.3.0 Released
Date Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:40:54 GMT
will be available in the repositories to update with yum update?

On Tue, Mar 25, 2014 at 9:05 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 Project’s 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
> worldwide: thousands of software solutions are distributed under the
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Hollman Eduardo Enciso R.

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