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Release Planning

Aperi Wiki Home Project Plans

Items for consideration for our next release:

  • Current R0.5 Line items:
    • Launch In Context
    • Single Sign On
    • Eclipse Based Help
    • Linux HA Cluster support
    • Virtual Fabric FC Security Specification
    • San Simulator R0.2
      • Derby Support
      • Multiple DB Support
      • DS 6000 / DS 8000 Currency
      • CIM ESS Control Functions
  • R0.4 Line items:
    • Europa Migration - complete
    • Download/Installation Experience – complete
    • SWT Browser widget – complete
    • Discovering paravirtualized block devices - complete
    • 199312 Support new IBM DS CIMOM Version 5.2 - complete
    • Support for running the agent inside Virtual Machines (Xen is w.i.p.) code available
    • Solaris enablement - '
    • Tutorials “complete”
    • SAN Simulator R0.1 “complete”
  • From R0.3:
    • Build and Test process – sizing complete
    • Form based authentication – sizing complete
    • Sample Reports - sizing complete
    • Integrate with JNDI – sizing complete
    • CBE/WEF event generation - Fujitsu/IBM working
    • Reporting Data Model
  • Enhancement bugzillas:
    • ID Summary
    • 165532 Unable to add CIMOM agent requiring no id/pw From 0.3
    • 166192 CIM xml - communication should be traced into a single s...
    • 166869 Storage Availability/Capacity and Total Freespace DAS only
    • 172223 DB2 BigDecimal conversion exception when running probe of... From 0.3
    • 174996 Discover iSCSI targets via iSNS or SLP
    • 195226 create SMIS Plugin (org.eclipse.aperi.smis)
    • 199181 SLP scanning should be of by default
    • 201766 Document the Aperi schema
    • 166820 Removed Resource Retention Panel missing row for 'computer'
    • 185765 aperi-20070506-212356: gui.bat launches legacy GUI not ne... From 0.3
  • Other items:
    • Currency: Update to BIRT Viewer 2.2
    • Currency: Update to latest Derby version (we are currently 2 levels down)
    • Currency: Convert documentation to DITA
    • Create DITA contribution proc for open source
    • Provide platform support for Solaris
    • Performance management of arrays
    • SAN or array-wide volume utilization/performance visualizer
    • Centralized LUN masking management
    • Centralized zone management
    • N-Port virtualization
    • Virtual fabric subprofile
    • FC Security (port binding)
    • Making Aperi's cluster support work with Linux HA cluster technology
    • Making Aperi's agent run inside a Xen VM and properly discover virtualized disks
    • Adding support for iSCSI storage discovery via iSNS/SLP; using the Linux iSNS project.
    • Support for other clusters e.g. LinuxHA (perhaps via CIM_Cluster)
    • Support for (server) host profiles
    • Support for servers w/ HBAs supporting Fibre Channel N_Port_ID virtualization (NPIV)
    • Support for servers with multipath fabric attachment (question from the demo Webcast) - e.g. ** Linux with dm-multipath
    • Launch in context
    • Framework components
    • CIM based provider tool
    • SMI-S 1.2 support
    • Analyze the possibility to move from Apache SOAP to Axis or Axis2
    • NAS Profile
    • SMI-S Fabric and Switch Support
    • CTP Testing
    • TPC Porting