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Libcloud 2.6.0 released

We are pleased to announce the release of Libcloud 2.6.0!

This release includes many new features and improvements. Highlights include:

  • New compute driver for Gridscale.io provider
  • New compute driver for Maxihost provider
  • Various improvements in the OpenStack compute driver
  • Support for https proxies
  • Various improvements in the Azure blobs storage driver
  • Various improvements to the deploy node functionality and handling of unsupported SSH key types
  • CloudFlare DNS driver has been updated to use CloudFlare API v4
  • and much more.

Full change log can be found at http://libcloud.readthedocs.io/en/latest/changelog.html#changes-in-apache-libcloud-2.6.0.

Download

The release can can be downloaded from https://libcloud.apache.org/downloads.html or installed using pip:

pip install apache-libcloud==2.6.0

Upgrading

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

pip install --upgrade apache-libcloud==2.6.0

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 https://libcloud.readthedocs.org/en/latest/upgrade_notes.html

Documentation

Regular and API documentation is available at https://libcloud.readthedocs.org/en/v2.6.0/

Bugs / Issues

If you find any bug or issue, please report it on our issue tracker https://github.com/apache/libcloud/issues. 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.

Clemens Wolff (clewolff) joins our team

Please help us extend a warm welcome to our newest team member Clemens Wolff!

The Project Management Committee (PMC) for Apache Libcloud has invited Clemens Wolff to join us as a committer and we are pleased to announce that he has accepted.

Clemens has participated in the Libcloud community for a while now and during his participation he made a number of high quality contributions to the project.

For anyone who would like to know more about Clemens here is his short bio:

Clemens Wolff is a tech lead in Microsoft’s Commercial Software Engineering team, enabling customers from around the world to create scalable, resilient and efficient software solutions applying relevant technologies and platforms, including cloud computing, highly scalable data engines, machine learning and analytics, and distributed messaging systems.

And in his own words:

I was introduced to Libcloud while working with a research group at Imperial College London on porting OKpy, an open source computer science classroom management system, from GCP to Azure. OKpy uses Libcloud which made migrating the object storage needs of the application a breeze. Since this initial exposure, I’ve been using Libcloud on many projects to ensure cross-cloud compatibility and to simplify testing via the local provider implementations. Most of my contributions have been about maintaining and updating the Azure implementation of Libcloud’s storage driver and building test automation to ensure that Libcloud can seamlessly be used with Azure.

We are happy to have him in our team and we are looking forward to his future participation and contributions.

Libcloud 2.5.0 released

We are pleased to announce the release of Libcloud 2.5.0!

This release includes various improvements and additions to the OpenStack driver, new compute and load balancers drivers for NTT-CIS cloud and more.

Full change log can be found at http://libcloud.readthedocs.io/en/latest/changelog.html#changes-in-apache-libcloud-2-5-0.

Download

The release can can be downloaded from https://libcloud.apache.org/downloads.html or installed using pip:

pip install apache-libcloud==2.5.0

Upgrading

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

pip install --upgrade apache-libcloud==2.5.0

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 https://libcloud.readthedocs.org/en/latest/upgrade_notes.html

Documentation

Regular and API documentation is available at https://libcloud.readthedocs.org/en/v2.5.0/

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.

Libcloud 2.4.0 released

We are pleased to announce the release of Libcloud 2.4.0!

The most notable change is Python 3.7 support. There is also a new Scaleway driver, and improvements for many other drivers.

Full change log can be found at http://libcloud.readthedocs.io/en/latest/changelog.html#changes-in-apache-libcloud-2-4-0.

Download

The release can can be downloaded from https://libcloud.apache.org/downloads.html or installed using pip:

pip install apache-libcloud==2.4.0

Upgrading

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

pip install --upgrade apache-libcloud==2.4.0

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 https://libcloud.readthedocs.org/en/latest/upgrade_notes.html

Documentation

Regular and API documentation is available at https://libcloud.readthedocs.org/en/v2.4.0/

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.

Rick van de Loo (vdloo) joins our team

Please help us extend a warm welcome to our newest team member Rick van de Loo!

The Project Management Committee (PMC) for Apache Libcloud has invited Rick van de Loo to join us as a committer and we are pleased to announce that he has accepted.

In the last couple of years Rick has contributed various high quality changes to the project and we are happy to have him on board.

For anyone who would like to know more about Rick here is his short bio:

Rick van de Loo is the lead developer on Hypernode, a highly automated and cloud agnostic hosting platform specialised for Magento built on top of Apache Libcloud. Since Rick started working on Hypernode he has seen it scale from double digits to thousands of servers, along the road orchestrating various high volume cross-provider migrations. His main focus is on platform stability and feature development, of which a large part has been integrating cloud APIs and working around their incompatibilities and unreliable nature.

And in his own words:

Since we started using Libcloud around four years ago the landscape has changed a lot. But even though container-based and serverless architectures have become more prominent, compute is still the cornerstone of cloud. Most of my contributions have been about standardising functionality across different compute providers and implementing new driver methods, mainly related to the AWS, DigitalOcean and OpenStack APIs. As an Apache Libcloud team member I will continue to contribute changes that help us scratch our own itch and encourage other members of the Hypernode team to do the same.

We are happy to have him in our team and we are looking forward to his future participation and contributions.