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 …

Upcoming release (End April)

The Open vStorage tries to release a new version once month. Since version 1.0.2 was released end of March, the next (big) release release can be expected by the end of April. This release, Open vStorage 1.1 is planned to have following content: HA Support: in version 1.0.2 you need to set a host offline to be able to steal volumes away from the VSA on that host. In the next release we would allow to steal volumes automatically when a host is down. This means that Virtual Machines which are migrated by…Read more …