What’s New in OpenStack Liberty?
OpenStack’s Liberty release will be available October 15. The latest OpenStack iteration introduces a bevy of new features across all of the OpenStack programs, as well as the usual bug fixes and operational improvements.
On October 22, Solinea will hold a live webinar that will review the core programs and discuss what’s new in the release.
Here’s a preview of some of the new features:
- Compute: API 2.1 is now the default, consolidated API console calls, enhanced IPv6 support, admin users can view any keypair
- Neutron: Enhanced IPv6 support, QOS API functionality, improvements in OVS stability, role-based access control for networks.
- Keystone: Per-identity provider WebSSO support, configuration validation, hardening of Kilo features (Fernet tokens, federation, domain-specific configurations from database and Role Assignments.)
- Cinder: Improved image caching, non-disruptive backups, nested quotas, ability to clone consistency groups of volumes.
- Heat: Convergence (greater parallelization of resources), conditional resource exposure, Heat stack previews.
- Searchlight: A brand new project within OpenStack. Searchlight dramatically improves performance across OpenStack by offloading user searches
- Containerize all the things