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From Joe Brockmeier <...@zonker.net>
Subject Re: For review: Release announcement for ACS 4.0-incubating
Date Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:03:22 GMT
Yeah, that's not so much grammar as I went in a different direction with
that sentence than I started. :-) 

Will fix. Thanks!

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012, at 04:48 PM, Kelcey Damage (BBITS) wrote:
> "user interface components to needed for private, hybrid, or public
> clouds."
> 
> Grammar alert!
> 
> Fix = user interface components needed for private, hybrid, of public
> clouds.
> 
> 
> KELCEY DAMAGE 
> Infrastructure Systems Architect 
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> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joe Brockmeier [mailto:jzb@zonker.net] 
> Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 2:26 PM
> To: CloudStack Developers; press@apache.org
> Subject: For review: Release announcement for ACS 4.0-incubating
> 
> Hi all, 
> 
> I've included a proposed draft of a release announcement for 4.0. Please
> send comments, corrections, flames, and such ASAP. (Note several URLs are
> needed, see below where [URL] is included.)
> 
> ###
> 
> [ANNOUNCE] Apache CloudStack 4.0-Incubating Released
> 
> The Apache CloudStack (Incubating) project is pleased to announce the
> 4.0 release of the CloudStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud
> orchestration platform. This is the first release from within the Apache
> Software Foundation (ASF). 
> 
> Apache CloudStack is a Java-based platform that delivers an integrated
> platform that allows users to build a feature-complete IaaS. Apache
> CloudStack includes the compute, networking, accounting, storage, and
> user interface components to needed for private, hybrid, or public
> clouds.
> 
> The 4.0 release represents the culmination of more than six months work
> by the Apache CloudStack community. The release includes more than a
> dozen new features, many bugfixes, security fixes, and a fully audited
> codebase that complies with ASF guidelines. 
> 
> ##New Features:
> 
>  * Inter-VLAN Routing (VPC)
>  * Site-to-Site VPN
>  * Local Storage Support for Data Volumes
>  * Virtual Resource Tagging
>  * Secure Console Access on XenServer
>  * Added the ability to create a VM without immediately starting it (via
>  API)
>  * Upload an Existing Volume to a Virtual Machine
>  * Dedicated High-Availability Hosts
>  * Support for Amazon Web Services API (formerly a separate package)
>  * AWS API Extensions to include Tagging
>  * Support for Nicira NVP (L2)
>  * Ceph RBD Support for KVM
>  * Support for Caringo as Secondary Storage
>  * KVM Hypervisor support upgraded to work with Ubuntu 12.04 and RHEL
>  6.3
> 
> ##Downloads
> 
> The official source code release can be downloaded from:
> [URL]
> 
> In addition to the official source code release, the project has made
> convenience binaries available at:
> [URL]
> 
> Pointers to older releases, the Git repository, and more can be found
> at:
> http://cloudstack.org/downloads.html
> 
> ##Incubating
> 
> Apache CloudStack is an effort undergoing incubation at The Apache
> Software Foundation (ASF). Incubation is required of all newly accepted
> projects until a further review indicates that the infrastructure,
> communications, and decision making process have stabilized in a manner
> consistent with other successful ASF projects. While incubation status is
> not necessarily a reflection of the completeness or stability of the
> code, it does indicate that the project has yet to be fully endorsed by
> the ASF.
> 
> --
> Joe Brockmeier
> jzb@zonker.net
> Twitter: @jzb
> http://www.dissociatedpress.net/
> 

-- 
Joe Brockmeier
jzb@zonker.net
Twitter: @jzb
http://www.dissociatedpress.net/

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