The Eucalyptus Cloud Roadmap gives our community and customers direct access to participate and influence our product direction and development. Eucalyptus welcomes developers, users, contributors, customers and partners to see and give feedback on what we are planning to release in the next 6 months and what we are thinking about for future releases within the next 12 months, and beyond.
- Eucalyptus Product Release Strategy
- Eucalyptus Cloud 3.2 Features
- Eucalyptus Cloud 3.3 Features
- Submit Feedback
Eucalyptus Product Release Strategy
Eucalyptus has adopted rapid release cycles focused on delivering smaller releases faster. Our product management and engineering team will be planning releases on average, every 4 months depending on functionality and platform changes.
Eucalyptus Cloud 3.2 Features
The current release of Eucalyptus is 3.2. Eucalyptus 3.2 provides the following new features and improvements:
Eucalyptus User Console - Web-based graphical user interface, which enables self-service provisioning of compute, network, and storage resources for cloud users
Simplified Cloud Administration - Eucalyptus 3.2 simplifies cloud administration by providing Cloud Administrators with improved logging capabilities for faster troubleshooting and issue resolution
Enhanced Cloud Usage Reporting - Enhanced cloud usage reporting in Eucalyptus 3.2 enables Cloud Administrators to easily understand usage of cloud resources, provide showback and chargeback for resources consumed, and facilitate capacity planning
EMC VNX SAN Storage Adaptor - For Eucalyptus Subscription Customers, Eucalyptus 3.2 includes a new SAN adaptor for EMC VNX Series SAN for Elastic Block Store (EBS) Storage
Open Source DASManager (JBOD Storage Adapator) - DASManager (JBOD Storage Adaptor) is now available as open source
To learn more about features, improvements, and bugs fixed in Eucalyptus 3.2, please review the Release Notes.
Eucalyptus Cloud 3.3 Features
Eucalyptus 3.3 (targeted for release in Q2 of 2013) is focused on providing additional AWS-compatible services to enable Scalable Web Application use cases. The following new features and improvements are under development for 3.3:
Elastic Load Balancing - An AWS-compatible service which automatically distributes incoming application traffic across multiple instances
Auto Scaling - An AWS-compatible service which allows you to scale Eucalyptus instance capacity up or down based on policies that you define
CloudWatch - An AWS-compatible service which provides monitoring for cloud resources and applications running on Eucalyptus clouds
Resource Tagging - Resource Tagging enables users to more easily manage cloud resources by assigning metadata (tags) to instances, images, and other cloud resources
Expanded Instance Types - The number of available instance types in Eucalyptus will be expanded to more closely align to those available on Amazon Web Services
Maintenance Mode - Maintenance Mode allows Cloud Administrators to perform maintenance on a node controller without interrupting applications or services running on the the cloud
VMware vSphere 5.1 Support - Eucalyptus 3.3 will add support for VMware vSphere 5.1
NetApp SAN Storage Adaptor Improvements - Support for ONTAP 8 Cluster Mode
We welcome your feedback on our roadmap, software, and your experiences with Eucalyptus. Feel free to contact us at any time:
- Mårten Mickos, Chief Executive Officer
- Andy Knosp, Vice President of Product
- Greg DeKoenigsberg, Vice President of Community
We encourage you to report any software bugs and enhancement ideas.