OpenStack Juno Release Includes Support for Hadoop, Spark & NFV

Openstack JUNO Image Credit: Openstack

Open source software for building public and private clouds - OpenStack has released its tenth version software code named as Juno. The latest release comes with the widest range of enterprise and open source technologies, enabling new use cases and addressing advanced networking demands of telcos and service providers, said Openstack.

Juno is packed with added enterprise features such as storage policies, a new data processing service that provisions Hadoop and Spark, and lays the foundation for OpenStack to be the platform for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), in addition to numerous updates and enhancements that make it easier to build, operate, scale and upgrade OpenStack clouds

The additional Juno Features included in the release are OpenStack Compute (Nova), OpenStack Networking (Neutron), OpenStack Identity Service (Keystone), OpenStack Orchestration (Heat), OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon) and OpenStack Database Service (Trove).

Openstack Foundation also lays the roadmap for the next release, OpenStack Kilo which is expected to debut on April 30, 2015. New capabilities in the Kilo release will include a fully integrated Bare Metal provisioning service (code-named Ironic), which is currently available for users via a Compute driver. Th next release will also focus on building of additional features such as Manila (shared file system), Zaqar (queue service), Designate (DNS service) and Barbican (key management).

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