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From Apache Wiki <wikidi...@apache.org>
Subject [Incubator Wiki] Update of "May2011" by Tomaz
Date Mon, 16 May 2011 21:50:53 GMT
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The "May2011" page has been changed by Tomaz.
http://wiki.apache.org/incubator/May2011?action=diff&rev1=45&rev2=46

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  Libcloud
  
- (project add text here)
+ 
+ Libcloud is a unified interface into various cloud service providers,
+ written in Python. Libcloud joined the Incubator on 3 November 2009.
+ 
+ During this month we have addressed all of the open graduation issues and started a TLP
voting thread on the incubator mailing list.
+ 
+ Community
+ ---------
+ 
+ The Libcloud community continues to grow at a nice steady pace. In the past few months we
have received multiple community contributions, some of them are listed bellow:
+ 
+ - compute driver for Gandi.net
+ - compute driver for Bluebox.net
+ - compute driver for the OpSource cloud
+ - compute driver for OpenStack (not merged yet, still working with the original author on
polishing it and resolving some open issues)
+ - libvirt proof-of-concept compute driver (not merged yet, still debating on how we can
fit it into our project)
+ 
+ During this month (May) we have also agreed upon a new chair (Tomaz Muraus).
+ 
+ To make our website more easy to update and more relevant to the users we have ported it
to the Apache CMS and added two new sections - "Community resources" and "Contributing". 
+ 
+ Some of the Libcloud developers have also been present at PyCon in Atlanta in March where
we have held a sprint.
+ 
+ As part of our ongoing effort to engage the community and inspire new contributors, one
of the committers will give a talk about Libcloud at EuroPython 2011 in Italy where we will
also held a sprint.
+ 
+ Releases
+ --------
+ 
+ The last stable release of Libcloud is 0.4.2 which was released on January 17th. We are
currently working towards 0.5.0 which is considered as a big milestone, because it will include
many new features, fixes and improvements:
+ 
+ - new Storage API
+ - new Load-balancer API
+ - new compute drivers
+ - fixes in the existing compute drivers
+ - increased test coverage
+ 
+ This version is planned to be released before the end of May.
  
  Signed off by mentor:
  

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