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From Carl Trieloff <cctriel...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Deltacloud 0.3.0 (incubating)
Date Mon, 02 May 2011 17:47:19 GMT


David, there is also an apache wide announce@ list you should forward
this to.

Carl.


On 04/28/2011 07:00 PM, David Lutterkort wrote:
> I am pleased to announce the availability of Apache Deltacloud 0.3.0.
>
> Apache Deltacloud is a RESTful cloud abstraction API. The release
> consists both of the API server and a Ruby client.
>
> The release can be found at
> http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/deltacloud/0.3.0/ Gems and RPM's
> for Fedora will become available shortly.
>
> Overview of the changes for this release:
>
> Server:
>   * Dynamic driver switching: select driver on a per-request basis; new
>     toplevel 'drivers' collection describing drivers supported by server
>   * Create images from running instances (EC2, Mock, GoGrid, Rackspace);
>     advertised as action 'create_image' in instance details when possible
>   * New 'user_files' feature for create_instance to advertise RAX-style
>     injection of user data
>   * Return status 204 after successful DELETE operation
>   * Return status 401 when authentication fails because of invalid
>     credentials
>   * Blobs: support user metadata as key/value pairs passed through
>     X-Deltacloud-Blobmeta-KEY: VALUE headers
>   * Support HEAD requests to retrieve the operations and methods supported
>     by a collection
>   * Support for OPTIONS request to retrieve optional and required
>     parameters for operations
>   * Advertise 'create_instance' action for each image
>   * Drivers
>     + EC2
>       - instance_count feature to allow creating multiple instances at once
>       - run commands inside an insance via ssh
>       - by default, list images owned by 'amazon', when passing in empty
>         owner_id, list _all_ images (thousands)
>     + Eucalyptus
>       - new driver for Eucalyptus (Sang-Min Park)
>     + Gogrid
>       - run commands inside an insance via ssh
>       - allow creating sandbox instances
>     + Rackspace
>       - report root password after instance creation
>     + SBC
>       - new driver for IBM SBC cloud (Eric Woods)
>
> Client:
>   * run: new method to run commands via ssh
>   * drivers: list drivers supported by server
>   * properly list blobs in a bucket when showing bucket details
>   * full support for managing blobs and buckets
>
> David
>


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