[one-users] OpenNebula 1.4.0 released

Javier Fontan jfontan at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 10:50:57 PST 2009

The OpenNebula team is proud to announce the availability of
OpenNebula 1.4 (Hourglass), a new stable release of the OpenNebula
Virtual Infrastructure Manager.

OpenNebula focuses on incorporating bleeding edge technologies and
innovations in many areas of virtual infrastructure management and
Cloud Computing. OpenNebula 1.4 aims to be the swiss-army knife of
Cloud Computing, letting you deploy any type of Cloud. Please note
that OpenNebula 1.4 is suitable for production settings, and therefore
it is meant to be a replacement for the last stable release,
OpenNebula 1.2.

Highlights of OpenNebula 1.4 are...

    * EC2 Query API interface on top of OpenNebula, so you can turn
your OpenNebula installation in a Public Cloud
    * Support of OGF's Open Cloud Compute Interface specification
    * Support for the VMware Hypervisor family
    * Multiple user support and access-right control for Virtual
Machines and Virtual Networks
    * Advance contextualization support to integrate VM packs and
implement multi-component services
    * A new OpenNebula Cloud API (OCA) to easily develop any cloud
interface or cloud application
    * Easy integration with your data-center services and procedures
with a new hook system
    * Many bug fixes, and scalability and performance improvements in
several components of the OpenNebula system
    * A whole new set of documentation pages, guides and examples
    * Support for LVM storage
    * A whole new set of documentation pages, guides and examples

The OpenNebula Team!

* Download: http://downloads.dsa-research.org/opennebula/one-1.4.0
* Release notes: http://www.opennebula.org/doku.php?id=documentation:rn-rel1.4
* Documentation: http://www.opennebula.org/doku.php?id=documentation:rel1.4
* About OpenNebula: http://www.opennebula.org/doku.php?id=about
* FAQs: http://www.opennebula.org/doku.php?id=faq

Contributors to this release include, but are not limited to:
    Sander Klous, NIKHEF: LVM Support <http://dev.opennebula.org/issues/32>
    Sebastien Goasguen, Clemson University and CERN: LVM Support
<http://dev.opennebula.org/issues/32>, Testing
    Ulrich Schwickerath, CERN: Testing
    Jeroen Nijhof, NijhofNet: MODEL Patch <http://dev.opennebula.org/issues/176>
    Shi Jin, VrSTORM: Testing

If your name is missing from the list, please contact contact at opennebula.org.

Javier Fontan, Grid & Virtualization Technology Engineer/Researcher
DSA Research Group: http://dsa-research.org
Globus GridWay Metascheduler: http://www.GridWay.org
OpenNebula Virtual Infrastructure Engine: http://www.OpenNebula.org

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