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Friday, March 20, 2009

SIP Router Masterclass - April 2009

Asipto SRL in partnership with Edvina AB launches first training class program dedicated to Kamailio (OpenSER) and SIP Express Router (SER).

You can learn from Daniel-Constantin Mierla, co-founder and main developer of OpenSER/Kamailio, and Olle E. Johansson, main Asterisk SIP developer, the mechanisms to build large VoIP platforms.

The class is held in Stockholm, Sweden, April 20-24, 2009.

It is more than a learning opportunity, a great chance for networking and business opportunities.

You will meet people with professional expertise in different area of IP telephony, discuss about cutting edge technologies, discover brand new solutions and alternatives to solve your business ideas.

Download course brochure from here. More details are available here.

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

ROSDEV 2009

The third edition of ROSDEV - Romanian Open Source Development Meeting - takes place in Brasov, Romania, April 04, 2009.

The intiative was started by Elena-Ramona Modroiu, COO Asipto, back in 2006, targeting to build the event that gathers Romanian developers working with Open Source projects.

This year the conference goes international, with invited people from other countries. Time to present the new SIREMIS project along with Kamailio (OpenSER) and SIP-Router.org projects.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

New Module MemCached

Courtesy of Henning Westerholt, a new module was added to the repository - 'memcached'. It allows to connect to a memcached server and supports following operations:

  • add key
  • get key
  • delete key
  • atomic operations

The operations can be done directly in the configuration file via pseudo-variables.

Further details can be found in the module documentation:

http://kamailio.org/docs/modules/devel/memcached.html

Memcached is a high-performance, distributed memory object caching system, generic in nature, but intended for use in speeding up dynamic applications by alleviating database load.

Monday, March 2, 2009

Kamailio (OpenSER) v1.5.0 Released

On March 02, 2009, Kamailio (OpenSER) 1.5.0 has been released. It represents the major version with the biggest new features boost since project was started back in 2005.

Release 1.5.0 comes after a shorter development period than usual - about five months of coding and more than one month of extensive testing, but brings lot of new features and improvements, with special care to stability, performance, security and flexibility. A short summary of what the release brings out:

  • configuration file caching system - generic storage engine in memory via htable module allowing to share data between processes and reduce SQL operations by storing results in cache
  • execute SQL queries against multiple databases and access the results in a fast and natural fashion
  • execute config file route blocks on timer
  • send SIP requests from config file
  • perform HTTP queries from config file - integration with web service
  • dialog info presence support - RFC4235
  • support for TLS server_name extension (aka SNI=server name indication)
  • support for non-blocking logging
  • many enhancements to least cost routing (LCR), load balancing (dispatcher) and carrier routing (carrierroute)
  • access in config file to both request or reply during transaction processing
  • perl-like regular expression support (PCRE library)
  • sanity check of SIP message structure
  • protection against SIP reply attack
  • twelve new modules
  • code restructuring in core - slimmer and less exposed to issues
  • web management interface - SIREMIS

See more detailed description of the new features in the "New Features" section of this document.


Download:

You can download the tarball of the released sources at
http://www.kamailio.org/pub/kamailio/latest/src/

Binary packages for several distributions you can find at
http://www.kamailio.org/pub/kamailio/latest/bin/
http://www.kamailio.org/pub/kamailio/latest/packages/

You can browse the source code SVN repository at:

http://openser.svn.sourceforge.net/viewvc/openser/branches/1.5/

Packages will be uploaded as soon as they are submitted.


Documentation:

More details at:

http://www.kamailio.org/mos/view/Kamailio-OpenSER-v1.5.0-Release-Notes/