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From Tomaz Muraus <to...@apache.org>
Subject [ANNOUNCE] Apache Libcloud 0.16.0
Date Wed, 12 Nov 2014 04:18:41 GMT
Libcloud is a Python library that abstracts away the differences among
multiple cloud provider APIs. It allows users to manage cloud services
(servers, storage, load balancers, DNS) offered by many different providers
through a single, unified and easy to use API.

We are pleased to announce a long awaited Libcloud 0.16.0 release.

This is a first release in the 0.16 series which means it brings many
new features, improvements and bug-fixes.

Release highlights:

- Support for OpenStack Identity API v3.0
- Support for HTTP proxy for outgoing HTTP requests
- New driver for VMware vSphere based clouds
- Support for Amazon GovCloud
- New driver for the ProfitBricks provider
- Support for authentication with the internal metadata service in the
  Google Compute Engine driver
- Easier debugging with LIBCLOUD_DEBUG by pretty-formatting JSON and XML
  responses
- and much more!

Full change log can be found at
<
https://github.com/apache/libcloud/blob/v0.16.0/CHANGES.rst#changes-with-apache-libcloud-0160
>

Download

Libcloud 0.16.0 can be downloaded from
http://libcloud.apache.org/downloads.html
or installed using pip:

pip install apache-libcloud==0.16.0

Upgrading

If you have installed Libcloud using pip you can also use it to upgrade it:

pip install --upgrade apache-libcloud==0.16.0

Upgrade notes

A page which describes backward incompatible or semi-incompatible
changes and how to preserve the old behavior when this is possible
can be found at
https://libcloud.readthedocs.org/en/latest/upgrade_notes.html#libcloud-0-16-0
.

Documentation

Regular and API documentation is available at
https://libcloud.readthedocs.org/en/v0.16.0/.

Bugs / Issues

If you find any bug or issue, please report it on our issue tracker
<https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LIBCLOUD>.
Don't forget to attach an example and / or test which reproduces your
problem.

Thanks

Thanks to everyone who contributed and made this release possible!

Full list of people who contributed to this release can be found in the
CHANGES
<
https://github.com/apache/libcloud/blob/v0.16.0/CHANGES.rst#changes-with-apache-libcloud-0160
>

Announcement blog post is available at <
http://libcloud.apache.org/blog/2014/11/12/libcloud-0-16-0-released.html>.

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