Eugene Release

To start the new year with a bang, the Open vStorage Team is proud to release Eugene: The highlights of this release are: Policy Update Open vStorage enables you to actively add, remove and update policies for specific ALBA backend presets. Updating active policies might result in Open vStorage to automatically rewrite data fragments. ALBA Backend Encryption When configuring a backend presets, AES-256 encryption algorithms can be selected. Failure Domain A Failure Domain is a logical grouping of Storage Routers. The Distributed Transaction Log (DTL) and MetaDataServer (MDS) for Storage Router groups can…Read more …

Open vStorage 1.6

Just before we start the holiday season at the CloudFounder's HQ, we wanted to give the community an early Christmas present: Open vStorage version 1.6: So what is included in this release: Audit trails: In version 1.5 we added the option to add multiple users. In the 1.6 version we keep a log of all the actions performed through the Open vStorage API for 30 days. Not only user actions are included by also volume driver actions. This will allow us to f.e. track who ¬†creates or deletes a vPool. Improved usability: With…Read more …