[one-users] Roadmap to OpenNebula 1.6

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Fri Mar 5 00:37:52 PST 2010

On Fri, Mar 05, 2010 at 12:53:51AM +0100, Ruben S. Montero wrote:
> Hi
> We're preparing the blueprints for the next stable release. Following
> the tradition of naming OpenNebula releases after interstellar clouds
> of dust, hydrogen, helium and plasma; OpenNebula 1.6 will be codenamed
> Orion**. These are the main lines of development planed so far:
>   * Image Repository [1], to keep a logical mapping between a high
> level description of an image disk and its physical location and
> configuration parameters. Also this will allow to set up ACLs for VM
> images.
>   * Clustering/Grouping of Physical Hosts[2],  to tag (and hence
> logical cluster) physical hosts without the need of defining new
> monitor probes.
>   * Authorization & Authentication framework [3], to interface
> different auth frameworks (e.g. LDAP, Policykit, PAM...) and develop
> custom user policies (e.g. quotas, user groups...)
>   * Improve VMware driver [4], to level its functionality with the Xen
> and KVM drivers.
> A complete list of  features planned can be check in [5]
> PLEASE send your suggestions for other new features or comments to the
> current ones either through the mailing list or by filling an issue.
> Your feedback is much appreciated!!!!

Feature request: support for XCP (Xen Cloud Platform) backend, in addition
to already existing Xen, KVM and VMware backends.

-- Pasi

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