layout: releasenotes title: Release Notes for Version 2.1.0 date: 2018-02-21 12:00:00 release_notes: true permalink: /releasenotes/2.1.0/
- Release Highlights
- Compute Improvements
- BlobStore Improvements
- Test Results
Apache jclouds 2.1.0 represents an important milestone for the project. We are proud to support all major cloud providers in the marketplace with a mature, stable, codebase that is ready for production. You can read the official announcement here. To get started with jclouds, please see the jclouds installation guide.
Apache jclouds 2.1.0 highlights include:
- Modernize OpenStack support, up to OpenStack Pike. See also keystone v3 and OpenStack Nova and Neutron blog posts.
- Graduate Microsoft Azure Resource Manager to core.
- Graduate Packet to core.
- Better support for AWS EC2 in terms of network capabilities and regions.
- Graduate Google Cloud Storage (GCS) and Backblaze B2 to core.
- Better integration with OSGi and Apache Karaf.
- Numerous bug fixes and performance improvements.
- Compatible with Java 9 with
- Remove Clojure bindings.
- Upgraded Guava to version 18.
The complete list of fixed issues and improvements can be found here.
- Add Support OpenStack Keystone v3 API.
- Promote OpenStack Neutron to core.
- Better support of OpenStack Neutron from OpenStack Nova.
- Add support for Dimension Data.
- Add Azure Virtual Machine Scale Set support.
- Add support for Azure AD authentication using Service Principal.
- Add Azure KeyVault support.
- Improve OAuth capabilities adding filter customization per request.
- Update ProfitBricks to the latest API version.
- Add InternetGatewayApi and RouteTableApi to AWS EC2.
- Add support for R4 instance types in AWS EC2.
- Add Paris region to AWS EC2.
- Add Network API set feature add to SoftLayer provider.
- Improve Atmos compatibility.
- Support GCS temporary signed URLs.
- Add Azure Cool Blob Storage.
- Add storage tiers to all providers and portable abstraction.
- Allow larger Azure uploads.
- Improve multipart upload performance.
jclouds would like to thank everyone who contributed time and effort in order to make this release happen:
- Jim Micheal Spring for his contributions to the Microsoft Azure ARM provider and the OAuth APIs.
- Geoff Macartney for all his contributions to the OpenStack and AWS providers.
- William Chen for his help with SoftLayer.
- Apache jclouds PMC and community for verifying the release, particularly to Ignasi Barrera for all his help with OpenStack and Azure ARM and the project management, in general.
- Check out who has been busy on Open Hub.
Please see the discussion and the vote threads for live test results for 2.1.0: