SailFin 1.0 Alpha is here !!
By prasads on Aug 13, 2008
We are releasing SailFin 1.0 Alpha today !
Why Alpha and why now ?
They say that an open source project is in a perpetual beta. Agreed ! Sailfin crossed MS4 early this year in April, where most of the features that we expect to support in 1.0 was in. However there was a need to start testing the Application Server more thoroughly , so that users/developers could use it more reliably to prototype their applications and evaluate the capabilities of Sailfin. The last few months have been spent on testing and stabilizing Sailfin in a cluster setup and also fixing key issues across all modules . Hence this may be a good time to expose this tested binary to all the developers for evaluation and feedback.
What constitutes this Alpha release ?
This release has all the features that were there in the MS4. These features have been tested functionally and key issues have been fixed. In addition tests have been run on Sailfin in a multi-instance cluster setup for a 7 days in a row and issues uncovered were fixed.
are more robust and stable now. The focus on the SIP Network Manager has been on the TCP side.
Other features which are available but are of an Alpha quality are
• High Availability ( SIP and HTTP Session Replication )
• Converged Load Balancer
• Application Router ( With a facility to deploy a custom Application Router)
• OverLoadProtection for SIP Container