QUASAR: the second XDC software release is out

The eXtreme-DataCloud project is pleased to announce the general availability of its second public software release, codenamed Quasar. The release notes can be found here.

The eXtreme-DataCloud objective is to develop scalable technologies for federating storage resources and managing data in highly distributed computing environments.

XDC-2 (codename Quasar) is the second step towards a set of stable components, integrated services and tools, pillars of the eXtreme-DataCloud framework. This release builds on the foundations laid by XDC-1 to provide new features and enhancements for many of its software components and services, as well as new services.

Read the full announcement on the project’s website.

EGI is supporting the XDC project with training and technical exploitation, contributing to the quality assurance and ensuring that the software outputs of XDC are be easily used on eInfrastructures.