Release Notes

Release early, release often

Version 0.1.5 (TBA)

This release comes hot on the heels of the last, but some dynamite bug fixes have improved the performance of the server by leaps and bounds. Operations that were taking minutes now take seconds or less. Memory consumption that could exceed 50GB is now kept neat and tidy.

Bug Fixes


Version 0.1.4 (2016/07/08)

This update provides a major performance improvement as well as a few other, minor bug fixes and enhancements.

Bug Fixes


Version 0.1.3 (2016/06/14)

This is a minor update to support the release of REX-Ray 0.4.0.


Version 0.1.2 (2016/06/13)

This release updates the default VirtualBox endpoint to

Version 0.1.1 (2016/06/10)

This is the initial GA release of libStorage.


libStorage is an open source, platform agnostic, storage provisioning and orchestration framework, model, and API. Features include:


libStorage supports the following operations:

Resource Type Operation Description
Volume List / Inspect Get detailed information about one to many volumes
Create / Remote Manage the volume lifecycle
Attach / Detach Provision volumes to a client
Mount / Unmount Make attached volumes ready-to-use, local file systems
Snapshot Coming soon
Storage Pool Coming soon

Getting Started

Using libStorage can be broken down into several, distinct steps:

  1. Configuring libStorage
  2. Understanding the API
  3. Identifying a production server and client implementation, such as REX-Ray

Thank You

Name Blame
Clint Kitson His vision come to fruition. That's his vision, thus please assign all bugs to Clint :)
Vladimir Vivien A nascent player, Vlad had to hit the ground running and has been a key contributor
Kenny Coleman While some come close, none are comparable to Kenny's handlebar
Jonas Rosland Always good for a sanity check and keeping things on the straight and narrow
Steph Carlson Steph keeps the convention train chugging along...
Amanda Katona And Amanda is the one keeping the locomotive from going off the rails
Drew Smith Drew is always ready to lend a hand, no matter the problem
Chris Duchesne His short time with the team is in complete opposition to the value he has added to this project
David vonThenen David has been a go-to guy for debugging the most difficult of issues
Steve Wong Steve stays on top of the things and keeps use cases in sync with industry needs
Travis Rhoden Another keen mind, Travis is also a great font of technical know-how
Peter Blum Absent Peter, the EMC World demo would not have been ready
Megan Hyland And absent Megan, Peter's work would only have taken things halfway there
Eugene Chupriyanov For helping with the EC2 planning
Matt Farina Without Glide, it all comes crashing down
Josh Bernstein The shadowy figure behind the curtain...

And many more...