Open vStorage 1.1

The Open vStorage team is on fire. We released a new version of the Open vStorage software (select Test as QualityLevel). The new big features for this release are: Logging and log collecting: we have added logging to Open vStorage. The logs are also centrally gathered and stored in a distributed Search Engine (Elasticsearch). The logs can be viewed, browsed, searched and analyzed through Kibina, a very nice designed GUI. HA Support: Open vStorage does with this release not only support vMotion but also the HA functionality of VMware. This means that in…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 …