VCL is a modular cloud computing platform which dynamically provisions and brokers remote access to compute resources including virtual machines, bare-metal computers, and resources in other cloud platforms. A self-service web portal is used to request resources and for administration. VCL became a TLP on June 20, 2012.


  • Work continues to migrate content from Confluence to the new CMS website and to improve the design.
  • Apache VCL 2.3.1 was released in December.
  • Development work is underway for the VCL 2.3.2 bugfix release. The fixes have been applied to trunk. Work is underway to provide a means to apply the fixes to the previous Apache VCL 2.x releases.
  • Development work continues on features slated for Apache VCL 2.4 including a new configuration management system [1].


  • VCL 2.3.1 was released on 12-20-2012


  • Subscribers to the user list: 156
  • Posts to user list, 2/12-2/13: 86
  • Subscribers to the dev list: 141
  • Posts to dev list, 12/12-2/13: 156
  • Committers: 7
  • PMC members: 4


  • There are no issues requiring board attention at this time.


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