QuantaStor 5.0.0 Upgrade Instructions
QuantaStor 5.0.0 is for New installs only. Platform upgrades for older installs will be enabled with QuantaStor 5.1 coming in 'Q1 2019.
QuantaStor 5.0.0 Installation Media
Base Platform upgraded to Ubuntu Xenial.
Linux Kernel updated to 4.15.0-36-generic.
Updated Ceph version to Luminous.
New Ceph OSD's will use Bluestore as their backing storage providing a large performance improvement.
Added Encryption at rest for Ceph OSD devices.
Added Ceph Crush Map management via Ceph Pool Profiles.
Added Ansible Automation support, contact OSNEXUS Sales Engineering for details.
Updated Cloud Container (NAS Gateway) backend to provide better performance scaling and support for additional Cloud Providors from Microsoft Azure and Backblaze.
Added Configuration Analyzer to help users more easily identify problems and address them.
Added IPMI sensor monitoring for server models from Dell, HPE, Cisco, Intel, Supermicro, and Lenovo.
Added support for HPE’s NV-DIMM technology for use in scale-out object and block storage configurations.