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Libcloud 0.10.1 released

Libcloud team is pleased to announce the release of Libcloud 0.10.1!

Release highlights

General

  • Allow user to specify which IP to use when calling deploynode (defaults to 'publicips'). Previously it only worked with public IP, now user can pass 'private_ips' as an argument and SSH client will try to connect to the node first private IP address.

Compute

  • New driver for Joyent cloud (http://www.joyentcloud.com/)
  • New driver for VCL cloud ( http://www.educause.edu/blog/hes8/CloudComputingandtheVirtualCom/167931)
  • A lot of improvements and new features in the Brightbox driver
  • Support for Vmware vCloud version 1.5
  • Modify ParamikoSSHClient to connect to the SSH agent and automatically look for private keys in ~/.ssh if the 'auth' and 'sshkey' argument is not specified when calling deploynode.
  • Modify IBM driver so it works with IBM Smart Cloud Enterprise

Storage

  • Support for uploading large files in the CloudFiles driver
  • New driver for OpenStack Swift installations based on the CloudFiles driver

Bug fixes

  • Fix a bug in the CloudSigma Las Vegas compute driver

For a full list of changes, please see the CHANGES file https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/libcloud/tags/0.10.1/CHANGES?revision=r1340892&view=markup.

Download

Libcloud 0.10.1 can be downloaded from http://libcloud.apache.org/downloads.html or installed using pip:

pip install apache-libcloud

It is possible that the file hasn't been synced to all the mirrors yet. If this is the case, please use the main Apache mirror - http://www.apache.org/dist/libcloud

Upgrading

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.

Documentation

API documentation can be found at http://libcloud.apache.org/apidocs/0.10.1/

Bugs / Issues

If you find any bug or issue, please report it on our issue tracker https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LIBCLOUD. Don't forget to attach an example and / or test which reproduces your problem.

Thanks

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 https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/libcloud/tags/0.10.1/CHANGES?revision=r1340892&view=markup.

Source: release announcement.

SVN repositories moved, mailing lists addresses changed

Hello all,

Due to recent graduation (woho!), all the SVN repositories have been moved and the mailing list addresses have also been changed.

If you are already subscribed to one of the old mailing list addresses your subscription was automatically transfered to the new one so you don't need to do anything on your part.

New addresses can be found bellow.

SVN repositories

  • Main code repository: https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/libcloud/
  • Website repository: https://svn.apache.org/repos/infra/websites/production/libcloud

Mailing lists addresses

  • dev@libcloud.apache.org (was libcloud@incubator.apache.org)
  • commits@libcloud.apache.org from (was libcloud-commits@incubator.apache.org)
  • private@libcloud.apache.org from (was libcloud-private@incubator.apache.org)

  • users@libcloud.apache.org - this is a new users mailing list for a general talk about Libcloud and other off-topic things

  • security@libcloud.apache.org - new private mailing list used for reporting security vulnerabilities

Note to the committers

CMS part of the website hasn't been fully migrated yet. In the mean time, please try to avoid editing raw HTML files, because this means we will need to manually edit markdown files again when the CMS stuff is migrated.

Source: mailing list thread.

Libcloud 0.9.1 released

Libcloud team is pleased to announce the release of Libcloud 0.9.1!

Release highlights:

  • A lot of improvements and additional functionality in the OpenStack driver. Now a generic OpenStack driver (Provider.OPENSTACK) also works with devstack.org and trystack.org installations
  • Improvements and better exception propagation in the deploy_node method
  • New driver for ElasticHosts Los Angeles and Toronto location
  • Support for new EC2 instance type - m1.medium

Bug fixes:

  • Don't lowercase special header names in the Amazon S3 storage driver. This fixes a bug with multi-objects delete calls.
  • Properly handle OpenStack providers which return public IP addresses under the 'internet' key in the 'addresses' dictionary
  • Make create_node in Linode driver return a Node instance instead of a listen of Node instances

For a full list of changes, please see the CHANGES file https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/libcloud/tags/0.9.1/CHANGES?revision=r1307716&view=markup.

Download

Libcloud 0.9.1 can be downloaded from http://libcloud.apache.org/downloads.html or installed using pip:

pip install apache-libcloud

It is possible that the file hasn't been synced to all the mirrors yet. If this is the case, please use the main Apache mirror - http://www.apache.org/dist/libcloud

Upgrading

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.

Documentation

API documentation can be found at http://libcloud.apache.org/apidocs/0.9.1/.

Bugs / Issues

If you find any bug or issue, please report it on our issue tracker https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LIBCLOUD. Don't forget to attach an example and / or test which reproduces your problem.

Thanks

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 https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/libcloud/tags/0.9.1/CHANGES?revision=r1307716&view=markup.

Source: release announcement.

Libcloud 0.8.0 released

Libcloud team is pleased to announce the release of Libcloud 0.8.0!

Release highlights:

  • Support for handling compressed (gzip, deflate) responses
  • Support for new Amazon EC2 location - South America (Sao Paulo)

Other notable changes:

  • Many improvements and additions of extension methods in the OpenStack compute driver
  • Many improvements and additions of extension methods in the Rackspace load-balancer driver
  • Improvements in the OpenNebula compute driver

For a full list of changes, please see the CHANGES file https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/libcloud/tags/0.8.0/CHANGES?revision=r1240459&view=markup.

Download

Libcloud 0.8.0 can be downloaded from http://libcloud.apache.org/downloads.html or installed using pip:

pip install apache-libcloud

It is possible that the file hasn't been synced to all the mirrors yet. If this is the case, please use the main Apache mirror - http://www.apache.org/dist/libcloud

Upgrading

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-0-8.html.

Documentation

API documentation can be found at http://libcloud.apache.org/apidocs/0.8.0/.

Bugs / Issues

If you find any bug or issue, please report it on our issue tracker https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LIBCLOUD. Don't forget to attach an example and / or test which reproduces your problem.

Thanks

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 https://svn.apache.org/viewvc/libcloud/tags/0.8.0/CHANGES?revision=r1240459&view=markup.

Source: release announcement.

2011 in retrospect and a Happy New Year from the Libcloud team

Dear users & developers,

First of all, Libcloud team wishes everyone a Happy New Year 2012!

2011 has been a great year for us and we have accomplished a lot of things:

  • Website has been ported to the Apache CMS and updated with a lot of new content, including documentation
  • In May we have graduated from the incubator to a top level project
  • Two new committers have joined the team (Tomaz Muraus, Hutson Betts)
  • We have grown from supporting a single API (cloud servers) to supporting four different APIs (cloud servers, load balancers, cloud storage, dns)
  • We have introduced support for Python 3
  • We have released a total of 7 new versions
  • We have received many patches by external contributors
  • We have held two development sprints (PyCon, EuroPython)
  • Code wise we have grown from ~4300 LOC to ~14300 LOC (excluding tests)

Lets try to make 2012 even better :)

Source: mailing list post.