Release: Proxmox VE 3.1

Proxmox Virtual Environment is an open source virtualization management solution that leverages KVM technologies.

This week Proxmox Server Solutions GmbH released version 3.1 of its platform introducing:

  • New Enterprise Repository: PVE-Enterprise, that contains only stable updates and PVE-no-subscription intended for non-production servers.
  • Updates via GUI: now all updates can be done from the GUI as well as CLI.
  • SPICE (Simple Protocol for Independent Computing Environments): introduced as an alternative to VNC connection SPICE offloads most of the intensive CPU and GPU task to the client delivering better interaction experience with VMs.
  • GlusterFS storage plugin: introduce the support of GlusterFS volumes.

With the new release Proxmox permanently drops the pricing for its Community subscription service from EUR 9,90 to now EUR 4,16 per month and CPU-socket.