EPAM Orchestrator Framework version 2.1.99 was released on July 15, 2017. In the new version, you will find both new features and enhancements of the existing functionality. The new Orchestrator comes with a new platform service - Telemetry, enhanced authentication mechanisms in Google Cloud and additional features of the Audit and Monitoring screens. For those interested in the Orchestrator open-sourcing opportunities, we have added new functions to our Python SDK and rolled out a sample installing the "alternative CLI" with Python tools. And, the last but not the least, we have good news for users of Personal Projects - quotas have been revised!
- EPAM Cloud Orchestrator version 2.1.104 is released
- EPAM Cloud Orchestrator version 2.1.99 is released
- EPAM Cloud Orchestrator version 2.1.96 is released
- EPAM Cloud Orchestrator version 2.1.93 is released
- EPAM Cloud Orchestrator version 2.1.90 is released
EPAM Cloud Orchestrator version 2.1.99 is released
This topic contains the following sections:
New Features and Improvements
- Personal Project quotas have been revised and increased which gives our users better opportunities to learn Cloud and to test their skills and ideas
- We continue developing the Python SDK, and now present the methodology of installing Maestro CLI using only the Python tools. We also announce a crowdsourcing initiative to contribute to the development of the Python SDK
- Migration to OpenStack continues according to the plan, and soon the EPAM-US region will be decommissioned. At the same time, new capacities are available in EPAM-US2, an OpenStack-based region supporting shapes up to 5XL
- The Cloud Management Console functionality has been enhanced by adding new options to the Audit screen and Monitoring screen
- A new platform service, Telemetry as a Service, has been implemented. Using this service, you can collect performance metrics from your virtual instances for further analysis
- In the hybridization area, the Cloud team has implemented support of IAM user accounts for Google Cloud Platform. As an additional security measure, multi-factor authentication is mandatory for all GCP IAM users
The EPAM Cloud Security Policy and Terms and Conditions have been updated to reflect changes in the features supported for AWS and Google Cloud Platform
Knowledge Base Update
We are always committed to providing the top quality cloud service accompanied with the comprehensive up-to-date documentation. At the same time, we are using all available channels to communicate our news and updates to our colleagues across the company.
This time, we have published as many as four new articles in our blog describing different aspects of EPAM Cloud service and cooperation with partner providers:
- SSDs in EPAM Cloud - They Exist! - an overview of SSD storage support now available in the EPAM-BY2 region
- AWS Spot Instances: Best Practices - an introduction to the Spot Instance functionality of AWS and the recommendations on how to make the most of their usage
- AWS Enterprise Support Made Easy - guidelines to using AWS Enterprise Support now available to all EPAM projects working in AWS
- AWS Well-Architected Review - an outline of the options and opportunities offered within the scope of infrastructure reviews by AWS experts
All changes and updates to the EPAM Orchestrator functionality are reflected in the documentation and other EPAM Cloud resources. With the release of EPAM Orchestrator 2.1.99, the following documents were updated:
- Maestro CLI User Guide was updated with the description of Telemetry as a Service
- EPAM Cloud Services Guide was updated with the description of Telemetry as a Service
- Hybrid Cloud Guide was updated with the description of IAM accounts and MFA for Google Cloud Platform
- EPAM Cloud Terms and Conditions were updated in accordance with the current rules and procedures
- EPAM Cloud Security Policy was updated in accordance with the current rules and procedures
Fixes and Improvements
When working on Orchestration updates, we not only concentrate on introducing the new features, but also pay much attention to improving the existing tools and fixing known issues.
The Release Notes and What's New documents attached to this page cover all the changes coming with Orchestration v.2.1.99.
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The document containing descriptions of new features introduced in EPAM Orchestrator version 2.1.99
The list of all additions, improvements and fixes implemented in EPAM Orchestrator version 2.1.99
The presentation provides the overview of EPAM Orchestrator version 2.1.99