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@@ -22,8 +22,13 @@
<ul>
<li>
<p>
-Image propagation performance enhancing features have been introduced in
-2.8. Propagation by means of a file system copy has been introduced. This
+ This release contains many important bug fixes as well as a few new features.
+ </p>
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ <p>
+Image propagation performance enhancing features have been introduced in.
+Propagation by means of a file system copy has been introduced. This
can greatly decrease the boot time of VMs on systems where a fast shared
file system is used. We have also added support for a VM image cache on
all VMMs. This greatly increases the performance for clouds with a
@@ -36,41 +41,22 @@
<ul>
<li>
<p>
- libvirt template support added. A cloud administrator can
- now completely control the options sent to libvirt when starting
- a virtual machine by editing the template file
- /opt/nimbus/etc/workspace-control/libvirt_template.xml
- on the VMM nodes.
- </p>
- </li>
- <li>
- <p>
- A cache of propagated images can now be kept on each VMM. Before
- an image is propagated the cache is checked for an image with a
- matching checksum. If found that image is used and no propagation
- is needed which can save a significant amount of time.
- </p>
- </li>
- <li>
- <p>
- The cp (copy) propagation driver has been introduced in this release.
- This prepares an image for use by a VMM by coping it directly out
- of the Cumulus data store and into a temporary location from which it
- will be booted. For users with shared fast file systems this can
- bring great performance benefits.
+ Internally the Nimbus team has introduced a build and test system
+ with <a href="http://build.nimbusproject.org">Jenkins</a>.
+ This has helped us create a more robust and
+ well tested system as well as making it easier for the community
+ to make contributions.
</p>
</li>
<li>
<p>
- Internally the Nimbus team has introduced a build and test system
- with <i>Jenkins</i>. This has helped us create a more robust and
- well tested system as well as making it easier for the community
- to make contributions.
+ The Nimbus Context Broker has been factored out into a separate tarball install
+ in addition to being part of the default IaaS installation.
</p>
</li>
<li>
<p>
- Documentation added to the <i>zero to cloud guide</i> describing
+ Documentation added to the <a href="http://www.nimbusproject.org/docs/latest/admin/z2c/">zero to cloud guide</a> describing
how to setup Nimbus to work with KVM.
</p>
</li>
@@ -82,6 +68,11 @@
<ul>
<li>
<p>
+ <a href="https://github.com/nimbusproject/nimbus/issues/59">ehcache unreliable for critical persistence</a>
+ </p>
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ <p>
<a href="https://github.com/nimbusproject/nimbus/issues/56">Termination should be retried if there is a fatal issue</a>
</p>
</li>
@@ -115,11 +106,6 @@
<a href="https://github.com/nimbusproject/nimbus/issues/36">Implement EC2 ImportKeyPair</a>
</p>
</li>
- <li>
- <p>
- <a href="https://github.com/nimbusproject/nimbus/issues/32">Pilot updates</a>
- </p>
- </li>
</ul>
</li>
</ul>
@@ -130,7 +116,7 @@
<p>
In this release LANTorrent was repackaged for more pythonic
distribution mechanisms and an important bug was fixed that
- cased long term stability problems.
+ caused long term stability problems.
</p>
</li>
<li>
@@ -153,6 +139,11 @@
<a href="https://github.com/nimbusproject/nimbus/issues/51">Add lantorrent tests to test suite.</a>
</p>
</li>
+ <li>
+ <p>
+ <a href="https://github.com/nimbusproject/nimbus/issues/32">Pilot updates</a>
+ </p>
+ </li>
</ul>
</li>
</ul>
@@ -162,8 +153,29 @@
<ul>
<li>
<p>
+ libvirt template support added. A cloud administrator can
+ now completely control the options sent to libvirt when starting
+ a virtual machine by editing the template file
+ <tt class="literal">/opt/nimbus/etc/workspace-control/libvirt_template.xml</tt>
+ on the VMM nodes.
+ </p>
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ <p>
+ A cache of propagated images can now be kept on each VMM. Before
+ an image is propagated the cache is checked for an image with a
+ matching checksum. If found that image is used and no propagation
+ is needed which can save a significant amount of time.
+ </p>
+ </li>
+ <li>
+ <p>
+ The cp (copy) propagation driver has been introduced in this release.
+ This prepares an image for use by a VMM by copying it directly out
+ of the Cumulus data store and into a temporary location from which it
+ will be booted. For users with shared fast file systems this can
+ bring great performance benefits.
</p>
-
</li>
<li>
<p>
@@ -189,6 +201,10 @@
<ul>
<li>
<p>
+ List of
+ <a href="http://github.com/nimbusproject/nimbus/compare/nimbus-release-2.7...nimbus-release-2.8RC1">all
+ commits</a>
+ between Nimbus 2.7 final and Nimbus 2.8 RC1.
</p>
</li>
</ul>
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@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
_NIMBUS_IS_DEPRECATED
-<h2>Nimbus 2.7 Documentation</h2>
+<h2>Nimbus 2.8 Documentation</h2>
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@@ -111,7 +111,7 @@
</p>
<p>
- See the <a href="changelog.html#2.7">2.7 changelog</a>
+ See the <a href="changelog.html#2.7">2.8 changelog</a>
to find out.
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