Nexenta Core Platform 2 Beta1 Released

Anil Gulecha anil.verve at
Sat Dec 20 04:27:10 UTC 2008

Hi All,

This is to announce availability of NexentaCore 2.0 beta -
Debian/OpenSolaris native environment (unstable "Hardy" branch).

The packages are relatively stable, and we've thus moved NCP to beta,
and aim for a stable release early next year.

Release Highlights:
* OpenSolaris build 104+ based with critical patches.
* Over 6000 packages in the repository, and autobuilder.
* Based on Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) repository
* This includes latest dpkg/apt, gcc, binutils, coreutils,
perl, python, ruby, Qt libs, GTK libs, etc
* SMF support added for server applications like apache, mysql,
postgresql, exim4, etc.
* 100% native Debian environment, easy to upgrade, easy to use
* Includes Vim and screen by default
* Addition of latest devzone version to the CD.
* Includes apt-clone which brings zfs power to apt-get.

[Direct iso:]

Related News:

* The autobuilder tool for Nexenta is in the final stages, and can
distribute package builds to build nodes
* Devzone administration made easy with devzone_adm
* NexentaStor 1.1.2, a distribution based on NCP1.0 stable has been
released (

The Nexenta Team

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