svn commit: r46639 - head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/news/status

Benjamin Kaduk bjk at FreeBSD.org
Fri May 1 14:16:09 UTC 2015


Author: bjk
Date: Fri May  1 14:16:08 2015
New Revision: 46639
URL: https://svnweb.freebsd.org/changeset/doc/46639

Log:
  Belatedly add the EC2 report
  
  Somehow it was missed in the process of assembling the 2015Q1 report.
  
  Prodded by:	cperciva
  Pointy hat to:	bjk
  Approved by:	hrs (mentor, implicit)

Modified:
  head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/news/status/report-2015-01-2015-03.xml

Modified: head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/news/status/report-2015-01-2015-03.xml
==============================================================================
--- head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/news/status/report-2015-01-2015-03.xml	Fri May  1 14:01:56 2015	(r46638)
+++ head/en_US.ISO8859-1/htdocs/news/status/report-2015-01-2015-03.xml	Fri May  1 14:16:08 2015	(r46639)
@@ -2646,4 +2646,58 @@ href="http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.I
       </task>
     </help>
   </project>
+
+  <project cat='arch'>
+    <title>&os;/EC2</title>
+
+    <contact>
+      <person>
+	<name>
+	  <given>Colin</given>
+	  <common>Percival</common>
+	</name>
+	<email>cperciva at freebsd.org</email>
+      </person>
+    </contact>
+
+    <links>
+      <url href="http://www.daemonology.net/freebsd-on-ec2/" />
+    </links>
+
+    <body>
+      <p>Support for building Amazon Machine Images ("AMIs") for
+	Amazon EC2 is now in the src tree, via <tt>make
+	  ec2ami</tt> in src/release.  The platform is functional and
+	stable, and pre-built images are available in all of the public
+	EC2 regions.</p>
+
+      <p>The Amazon Web Services Marketplace reports that
+	approximately 400 users are running approximately 800 &os; EC2
+	instances.  This is an underestimate since it only counts
+	instances launched via the AWS Marketplace.</p>
+    </body>
+
+    <help>
+      <task>
+	<p>MFC AMI-building code to stable/10 in time for &os;
+	  10.2-RELEASE.</p>
+      </task>
+
+      <task>
+	<p>Complete the AMI-building handoff to the release
+	  engineering team.</p>
+      </task>
+
+      <task>
+	<p>Teach the blkfront driver to use indirect segment
+	  requests in order to significantly increase I/O performance.</p>
+      </task>
+
+      <task>
+	<p>Get working SR-IOV driver for the Intel network cards
+	  found in EC2 "Enhanced Networking" in order to significantly
+	  increase networking performance.</p>
+      </task>
+    </help>
+  </project>
 </report>


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