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Unified NEWS file for Synnefo versions >= 0.13
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Since v0.13 all Synnefo components have been merged into a single repository.

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v0.13
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Release Date: UNRELEASED

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Synnefo-wide
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* Support for pooling throughout Synnefo
  * Pooled Django DB connections, Pithos backend connections, HTTP
    connections using single `objpool` package
* Improved management commands
  * Unified codebase for output of tables in JSON, CSV

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Astakos
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* Support multiple authentication methods
  * Classic (username/password), Shibboleth, LDAP/Active Directory,
    Google, Twitter, LinkedIn
  * Users can enable/disable auth methods, and switch between them
* Introduce a UUID as a global identifier for users, throughout Synnefo
  * The UUID remains constant as the user enables/disables login methods
* Allow users to modify their email address freely
* Per-user, per-resource accounting mechanism (quotaholder)
* Full quota support, with per-user, per-resource quotas, based on quotaholder
* Projects: Users can create and join Projects
  * Projects grant extra resources to their members
* UI Enhancements for quotas and projects
  * distinct Usage tab, showing usage of individual resources
  * Project management UI
  * New Overview page
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Cyclades
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* Commission resources on quotaholder/Astakos
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Pithos
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* Support storage of blocks on a RADOS backend
* Rewritten support for public URLs, with admin-selectable length
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Tools
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* Extend snf-burnin to include testing of Pithos functionality