OpenStack's 'Bexar' Adds IPv6 to Cloud Platform
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A new release of the OpenStack platform is nearing release and it could dramatically expand the availability and scalability of the open source cloud platform. The new release will remove a storage limitation that previous versions had and it will also add support for IPv6
Among several features being improved in the "Bexar" release is IPv6 support. OpenStack includes both a compute and a storage component. As DevX reports, the IPv6 support in Bexar is a dual-stack (IPv4/IPv6) implementation for the cloud compute component of OpenStack.
The OpenStack cloud platform was first announced in July of 2010 as a joint effort of NASA and Rackspace, The effort expanded to over 35 technology vendors with the first official release in October of 2010.