oVirt 3.4 release management


’ These are tentative planning dates and may change

  • General availability: 2014-03-27
    • RC2 Build: \1
    • oVirt 3.4 Third Test Day \1
    • RC Build: \1
    • Beta 3 release: \1
    • oVirt 3.4 Second Test Day \1
    • Beta 2 release: 2014-02-07
    • oVirt 3.4 Test Day \1
    • Beta release: 2014-01-22
    • Branching / Feature freeze: 2014-01-15
    • Alpha release: 2014-01-09

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Release Criteria (WIP)


  • All sources must be available on


  • MUST: No blockers on the lower level components - libvirt, lvm,device-mapper,qemu-kvm, Jboss, postgres, iscsi-initiator
  • MUST: All image related operations work - copy, move, import, export, snapshot (vm and template)
  • MUST: Ovirt/host installation should work flawlessly (w/o SSL)
  • MUST: Fully operational flow (define DC hierarchy so you can run vm) with GUI/CLI/Python-API/REST-API
  • MUST: vm life-cycle is working flawlessly (start,suspend,resume,stop,migrate)
  • MUST: Upgrade from previous release
  • MUST: ovirt-node full cycle (register, approve and running VM, reboot and verify things still work)
  • MUST: No known data corruptors
  • MUST: Can define NFS, iSCSI, FC and local based storage domains
  • MUST: Can define VLAN based networks, bond interfaces, and have VLANs over bonded interfaces
  • MUST: Can authenticate users against at least one external LDAP server
  • MUST: Can run multiple VMs
  • MUST: Can connect to VMs using SPICE
  • MUST: VM watchdog support
  • MUST: Predictable host timeouts for HA fencing
  • MUST: MoM integration- KSM verification
  • MUST: Have Release Notes with feature specific information
  • MUST: Have updated quick start guide available
  • MUST: No regressions from 3.3 Release
  • MUST: Have release announcement for front page of and for mailing lists


  • SHOULD: Can run full cycle with gluster storage
  • SHOULD: have updated installation guide available
  • SHOULD: Scheduling API.
  • SHOULD: MoM integration- ballooning.
  • SHOULD: Alerts when balloon not supported by guest
  • SHOULD: (scheduling API first) VM affinity
  • SHOULD: (scheduling API first) VM not getting minimum guaranteed memory