Release Notes: This release introduces a completely new, intuitive Web interface design and datacenter dashboard. A new hybrid cloud plugin allows the user to transfers system loads to Amazon AWS and Eucalyptus, including automated application deployment and monitoring. The improved virtualization support now supports integrating existing VMWare ESX and Libvirt hosts easily. For KVM virtual machines, GlusterFS is now natively supported directly through the GlusterFS block driver.
Release Notes: This minor release fixes a bug that prevented dhcpd/DNS from starting correctly on Ubuntu systems.
Release Notes: This release includes minor updates of the packaging build system. Additionally, minor release numbers have been implemented, and the Suse/OpenSuse Linux distribution was added to the list of official supported operating systems of openQRM.
Release Notes: The complete openQRM Server UI has been rewritten according to a model-view controller concept (available in English and German). All openQRM Plugins have been rewritten, and have major feature and functional enhancements. The Cloud Computing Portal has been redesigned and is now available in the following translations: English, German, Spanish, Dutch, French, and Italian. Active-Events has been implemented to show background activities. A full featured openQRM command-line client was added.
Release Notes: The VMware vSphere/ESX support in openQRM was rewritten and now natively manages VMware ESX(i) hosts and guests via the VMware vSphere/ESX API. A new "install-from-template" workflow now allows you to use openQRM as the Cloud Computing Engine for existing Cobbler, FAI, LinuxCOE, and/or Opsi environments.
Release Notes: This release provides an easy way of automated Cloud deployment via a new visual Infrastructure designer. An improved Highavailability plug-in now integrates with out-of-band management plug-ins to efficiently save the power-consumption of hot-standbys. Support for LXC containers was added as an additional virtualization option.
Release Notes: One of the most important new features in openQRM 4.6 is the "Cloud Selector", which the Cloud Administrator uses to define Cloud Products (e.g. CPUs, memory, disk space, VM types, applications, etc.) and their pricing. The updated Cloud configuration now allows you to configure the mapping between the virtual Cloud Computing currency CCU (Cloud Computing Unit) and a real currency unit (e.g. US Dollar or Euro). Additionally, a Cost Calculator displaying the exact costs and hourly, daily, and monthly charges was added in the Cloud Request Forms.
Release Notes: Lots of new features were added. The most visible updates are the new Data-Center Summary start page, a "Visual Cloud Designer" (VCD), and a reworked UI for all plugins in openQRM.
Release Notes: The Cloud Computing plugin has been updated with "persistent appliances" to allow the Cloud users to pause their appliances. Puppet was integrated into the Cloud. A SOAP Web service for the Cloud was added to be able to integrate it into existing business processes. The command execution layer was enhanced with SSL encryption and authentication based on public shared keys. LinuxCOE was integrated, and now provides an automatic installation method.
Release Notes: The usability and security of the storage subsystem has been improved, and the Debian build system has been updated. The Cloud Computing plugin has been enhanced to automatically create virtual machines and to support requesting several resources with a single cloud-request. Support for VMware-Server 2 has been added as an additional virtualization technology.