Open vStorage 2.2 alpha 6

Today we released Open vStorage 2.2 alpha 6. Like the alpha 4 this is a bugfix release. Bugs that were fixed as part of alpha 6: If required, Open vStorage updates the Cinder driver to be compatible with the installed Open vStorage version. Various issue where the ALBA proxy might get stuck. Issue where the ALBA proxy fails to add fragments to the fragment cache. Arakoon cluster remains masterless in some cases. Various issues with the updater. Remove vPool leaves MDS files. An xml file visible through FUSE isn't accessible but it is…Read more …

Open vStorage 2.2 alpha 4

We released Open vStorage 2.2 Alpha 4 which contains following bugfixes: Update of the About section under Administration. Open vStorage Backend detail page hangs in some cases. Various bugfixes for the use case when adding a vPool with a vPool name which was previously used. Hardening the vPool removal. Fix daily scrubbing not running. No log output from the scrubber. Failing to create a vDisk from a snapshot tries to delete the snapshot. ALBA discovery starts spinning if network is not available. ASD is no longer used by the proxy even after it…Read more …

Open vStorage 2.2 alpha 3

Today we released Open vStorage 2.2 alpha 3. The only new features are on the Open vStorage Backend (ALBA) front: Metadata is now stored with a higher protection level. The protocol of the ASD is now more flexible in the light of future changes. Bugfixes: Make it mandatory to configure both read- and writecache during the ovs setup partitioner. During add_vpool on devstack, the cinder.conf is updated with notification_driver which is incorrectly set as "nova.openstack.common.notifier.rpc_notifier" for Juno. Added support for more physical disk configuration layouts. ClusterNotReachableException during vPool changes. Cannot extend vPool with…Read more …

Open vStorage 2.2 alpha 1

Today we released a first version of our upcoming 2.2 release. We will from now one do more frequent releases which will cover the latest changes but keep in mind that these release have not gone through our full QA cycle. Having these 'alpha' versions released will allow you, the Open vStorage community, to have earlier access to new features and bugfixes but on the other hand these releases are less stable than our 'beta'-releases. Documentation for these releases will also not always be available. In case you need help, the Open vStorage…Read more …