Sine Nomine Associates is proud that our in-house team, led by Michael Meffie, has contributed to the new OpenAFS Major release OpenAFS 1.8.0 Alpha. You can find information on the release and the distribution at http://openafs.org/.
Andrew File System
The OpenAFS Release Team is pleased to announce that the first 1.8.3 release candidate, 1.8.3pre1, is now available.
CEO E. Margarete Ziemer announced this week that Sine Nomine Associates has donated $10,000 to the OpenAFS Foundation. The Foundation reported that this was the largest donation it has received that was not a workshop sponsorship.
OpenAFS 1.8.2 and 1.6.23 are the next releases in the current and old stable series of releases for UNIX/Linux systems. Previous versions contained a severe vulnerability when the in-tree backup system is used, and additional vulnerabilities of moderate severity, which are fixed in these releases.
The OpenAFS Guardians are happy to announce the availability of the latest stable release of OpenAFS, version 1.8.1.
The OpenAFS Guardians are happy to announce the availability of the first prerelease candidate for OpenAFS 1.8.1.
The OpenAFS Guardians are happy to announce the availability of thefirst release in a new stable series of releases, OpenAFS 1.8.0. Source files can be accessed via the web at: https://www.openafs.org/release/openafs-1.8.0.html.
The OpenAFS Guardians are happy to announce the availability of the second prerelease candidate of OpenAFS 1.8.0.
In "You really should know what the Andrew File System is," a recent article for Network World, News Editor Bob Brown concludes that "AFS is indeed worth knowing about as a foundational technology that paved the way for widely used cloud computing techniques and applications."
Congratulations to the Open AFS creators Mahadev Satyanarayanan, Michael L. Kazar, Robert N. Sidebotham, David A. Nichols, Michael J. West, John H. Howard, Alfred Z. Spector and Sherri M. Nichols, recipients of the ACM Software System Award for developing the Andrew File System (AFS).