Release: Cloud.com CloudStack 2.2

Posted by Kenneth van Surksum   |   Thursday, March 31st, 2011   |  

Cloud.com has released version 2.2. of its open source cloud architecture CloudStack. Despite the fact that Cloud.com and Microsoft announced support for Hyper-V in October last year, expected to be released in Q1 2011 as reported by cloudcomputing.info, the support didn’t made it into this release of CloudStack though.

Although Cloud.com did a lot of work to get Hyper-V supported in OpenStack in October last year, the code didn’t make it into the mainstream branch, until the release of Bexar. Cloud.com states that in the next few months, it will be implementing and integrate much of the OpenStack compute code into their platform, including the support for Hyper-V.

Among other updates, CloudStack 2.2 includes:

  • New AJAX-enabled User Interface
  • Support for VMware ESX, Citrix XenServer and live migration of KVM instances across resource groups.
  • Enhanced API – enabling extensive information queries about the hypervisor, virtualized guests, networking, storage and security.
  • Increased Networking Features like the bility to add more than one range of public IP addresses; link-local addressing is now used to communicate to the virtual router, reducing the use of private IP addresses in the CloudStack and improving security.
  • Improvements to the storage capabilities – enabling highly available VMs to be supported for iSCSI primary storage, as well as report for secondary storage capacity from the CloudStack web interface.


blog comments powered by Disqus


cloudcomputing.info Newest articles
Docker releases beta of new Orchestration tools

March 3rd, 2015

Docker last week announced the availability of its orchestration tools in beta. The orchestration tools are able to assist in portability of the Docker containers and consists of Docker…

IBM opens other Global Cloud Centers to Support Hybrid Cloud Growth

February 27th, 2015

Recently IBM revealed the opening of new SoftLayer datacenters in Sydney and Montreal in the next 30 days. As soon as they are fully operating, IBM is going to have…

Release: Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6

February 17th, 2015

Red Hat today announced the release of version 6 of its OpenStack platform management tool Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack. Version 6 is the follow up of version 5 which…

Release: Docker Engine 1.5

February 12th, 2015

Docker has released version 1.5 of its container virtualization solution. Docker provides so called container virtualization, allowing an application and its dependencies to run as an isolated process inside…

Release: Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 9.2

February 12th, 2015

Microsoft has released version 9.1 of its capactiy planning tool the Assessment and Planning Toolkit (MAP). This version is the follow-up of version 9.1 which was released in July…

Book: Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure

February 4th, 2015

Microsoft has published a free ebook titled: “Microsoft Azure Essentials: Fundamentals of Azure“. The book, which contains 246 pages covers the fundamentals of Microsoft Azure’s cloud offering. It concentrates…

VMware announces VMware Integrated OpenStack

February 3rd, 2015

Besides announcing vSphere 6 and Virtual SAN 6, VMware has also announced that it will launch its OpenStack Distribution called VMware Integrated OpenStack. VMware Integrated OpenStack is designed for enterprise…

VMware announces integration with Google Cloud Platform services into vCloud Air

February 2nd, 2015

VMware last week announced that it will integrate Google Cloud Platform services into its Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) product vCloud Air (formely vCloud Hybrid Service). VMware will offer Google…

Microsoft outlines roadmap for Windows Server and System Center

February 2nd, 2015

In October last year, Microsoft provided more information about the next version of Windows Server and System Center and releasing a Technical Preview of both products. At that time…

Citrix announces Q4 and fiscal year 2014 results

January 30th, 2015

Citrix announced its financial results for fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014, ended December 31, 2014.
Citrix announced a total revenue for Q4 of $851 million, for an increase of 6%…

Pluribus Networks raises $50 million in Series D funding

January 29th, 2015

Pluribus Networks has announced that it has closed a $50 million Series D funding. The round was led by Temasek Holdings, an investment company based in Singapore with a…

Cloudbees raises $23.5 million in funding round

January 28th, 2015

Cloudbees, headquartered in Los Altos, CA, provider of continuous delivery (CD) solutions based on Jenkins, announced to have raised $23.5 million in a new funding round from investors Lightspeed…

Platform9 releases its Managed OpenStack SaaS solution

January 28th, 2015

Platform9, which exited stealthmode in August last year last week released it’s Software as a Service (SaaS) solution based on OpenStack. This platform aims to reduce operational complexity offering…

Ravello Systems raises $28 million and announces major release of HVX

January 27th, 2015

Cloud computing startup called Ravello Systems announces to have secured $28 million funding and to have boost a total of $54 million capital led by Qualcomm Incorporated, through its…

 
Monthly Archive