PlanetLab 4.2 Upgrade Schedule

The PlanetLab 4.2 Upgrade is underway! At the end of the upgrade all machines will be re-installed and include the following new features:

  • Reference image changed from Fedora Core 4, to Fedora 8.
  • Upgrade kernel from 2.6.12 to 2.6.22.19 and VServer from 2.0 to 2.3
  • SMP support!
  • Adding Vsys as a replacement for Proper
  • Upgraded PlanetFlow
  • Allow multiple VServer reference images
  • New kernel features (ipv6, fuse, chopstix, kvm) available for the future.
Follow the 'read more' link to see the schedule.

Schedule:

5/19-5/26 Beta Deployment Node Group

Production Deployment

6/12- Stage one
6/13- Stage two
6/16- Stage three
6/17- Stage four

6/18- All Nodes

Future features and PlanetLab development roadmap is available here.