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:

{% highlight bash %} pip install apache-libcloud {% endhighlight %}

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:

{% highlight bash %} pip install --upgrade apache-libcloud {% endhighlight %}

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.