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From Tomaz Muraus <to...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Libcloud 0.12.1 release
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:46:22 GMT
Libcloud is a Python library that abstracts away the differences among
multiple cloud provider APIs. It allows users to manage cloud services
(servers, storage, load balancers, DNS) offered by many different providers
through a single, unified and easy to use API.

We are pleased to announce the release of Libcloud 0.12.1!

This release includes many new features, improvements and bug-fixes.

Release highlights:

- New more efficient generator based approach for iterating over paginated

- New generator based method for iterating over containers

- Old ENUM style provided constants have been replaced with a string
  This allows users to dynamically register new providers using new

- Support for multipart uploads in the Amazon S3 storage driver.

- New load balancer driver for Amazon Load Balancing (ELB) service.

- New storage driver for Azure Blog storage

- New "local storage" storage driver

- Support for multipart uploads in the S3 driver

- Allow user to specify which CA cert is used for verifying server SSL
  certificate by setting "SSL_CERT_FILE" environment variable

- Drivers which use xmlrplic library now use Libcloud HTTP layer for making
  HTTP requests. This means those drivers now support LIBCLOUD_DEBUG and SSL
  cert validation functionality

Full change log can be found at


Libcloud 0.12.1 can be downloaded from
or installed using pip:

pip install apache-libcloud

It is possible that the file hasn't been synced to all the mirrors yet. If
is the case, please use the main Apache mirror -


If you have installed Libcloud using pip you can also use it to upgrade it:

pip install --upgrade apache-libcloud

Upgrade notes

A page which describes backward incompatible or semi-incompatible
changes and how to preserve the old behavior when this is possible
can be found at http://libcloud.apache.org/upgrade-notes.html.


API documentation can be found at http://libcloud.apache.org/apidocs/0.12.1/

Bugs / Issues

If you find any bug or issue, please report it on our issue tracker
Don't forget to attach an example and / or test which reproduces your


Thanks to everyone who contributed and made this release possible! Full
list of
people who contributed to this release can be found in the CHANGES file


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