Open Source cloud orchestration solution, Cloud Stack released its 4th version this week and this time it is a part  of Apache Software Foundation. The new version introduced new functions and features and one of which is improved support for Amazon Web Services API. The latest update includes Nicira network virtualization platform, support for Ceph Rodos block device, inter-VLAN, site-to-site VPN, and local storage for large volumes. Cloud Stack version 4.0 is released as a part of Apache Software Foundation and is considered an incubator project rather than a full-featured Apache project. Cloud Stack will need a few version updates before the project is considered as Apache full project and this version proves a great start.

 

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