Platform9 4.0 Release Notes - Platform9

Platform9 4.0 Release Notes

Platform9 Managed Kubernetes

Following is the feature list for the 4.0 release of Platform9 Managed Kubernetes.

1. Azure cloud support (Beta)

This release adds the ability to deploy highly available multi-master Kubernetes clusters on Microsoft Azure cloud from your Platform9 Management interface. Platform9 can create Azure networks or use already existing network resources when creating a cluster in Azure. For more information on getting started with Azure clusters, refer to Create Cluster on Azure Cloud Provider.

2. AWS Cluster Autoscaler

AWS cluster autoscaler can now be enabled when creating a new AWS cluster using the 4.0 release. This feature provides the ability for the Kubernetes cluster to scale worker nodes automatically depending on various resource parameters. For more information, refer to Create Horizontally Auto-Scaling Cluster with AWS.

3. Kubernetes 1.13

Platform9 4.0 release uses Kubernetes version 1.13

Bug Fixes and Improvements

This release contains several performance optimizations and bug fixes, which results in a better user experience for your Platform9 cloud platform. Some significant ones are listed below.

Platform9 Managed OpenStack 4.0 “Rock Solid Rocky Release”

Following is the feature list for the 4.0 release of Platform9 Managed OpenStack. In 4.0 we upgraded Nova, Neutron, Ironic, Heat, Murano and a special mention, Octavia has been upgraded to Stein. Below are some highlights of the Rocky release, for a more detailed overview please visit thePlatform9 4.0 OpenStack Details page for the full details visit OpenStack.org release notes

1. What’s new in Nova

2. What’s new in Neutron

3. What’s new in Ironic

New traits API details can be found here New ansible deploy interface that allows greater customization of the provisioning process. Support for rescuing and unrescuing nodes. Support for routed networks when using the flatnetwork interface. Details may be found here Adds support to deploy to nodes with different CPU architectures from a single conductor.

4. What’s new in Heat

5. Whats new in Octavia

Hypervisor Package Version Requirements

Bug Fixes and Improvements

To support the new Placement API 3.11 we have added support for customizable allocation ratios. New customizable settings can be found when editing a host from the Infrastructure dashboard

The default values for these options are 16.0, 1.5 and 9999.0 respectively.

Platform9 have upgraded our OVS packages to:

We have simplified how you interact with our support and launched the Platform9 Ideas Portal. Both can now be accessed by the floating menu found in the bottom right of the Clarity UI


August 21, 2019