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api-guide/source docs: cleanup wording for 'SOFT_DELETED' in api-guide Nov 28, 2016
api-ref/source api-ref: Fix parameters and response in Jan 16, 2017
contrib Merge "changed quantum to neutron in vif-openstack" Mar 5, 2014
devstack Add RC file for excluding tempest tests for LVM job May 17, 2016
doc Add some cellsv2 setup docs Jan 16, 2017
etc/nova Add CORS filter to versions pipeline Dec 2, 2016
gate move gate hooks to gate/ Jan 4, 2017
nova Merge "Fix class type error in attach_interface() function" Jan 17, 2017
plugins/xenserver XenAPI Remove useless files when use os-xenapi lib Jan 11, 2017
releasenotes Fix the generated cell0 default database name Jan 16, 2017
tools XenAPI Use os-xenapi lib for nova Jan 11, 2017
.coveragerc Remove nova/openstack/* from .coveragerc Oct 12, 2016
.gitignore doc: Integrate oslo_policy.sphinxpolicygen Oct 20, 2016
.gitreview Add .gitreview config file for gerrit. Oct 24, 2011
.mailmap Add mailmap entry May 7, 2014
.testr.conf [placement] Adjust the name of the gabbi tests Sep 20, 2016
CONTRIBUTING.rst Workflow documentation is now in infra-manual Dec 5, 2014
HACKING.rst hacking: Use uuidutils or uuidsentinel to generate UUID Nov 29, 2016
LICENSE initial commit May 28, 2010
MAINTAINERS Add a maintainers file May 22, 2015
README.rst Show team and repo badges on README Nov 25, 2016
babel.cfg Get rid of distutils.extra. Feb 9, 2012
bindep.txt List system dependencies for running common tests Aug 24, 2016
requirements.txt Updated from global requirements Jan 14, 2017 Add description on how to run ./ -8 Jan 11, 2016
setup.cfg Add nova-status upgrade check command framework Dec 19, 2016 Updated from global requirements Sep 17, 2015
test-requirements.txt Updated from global requirements Jan 15, 2017
tests-functional-py3.txt Fixes to get all functional tests working on py35 Jan 14, 2017
tests-py3.txt Merge "Enable TestOSAPIFixture.test_responds_to_version on Python 3" Jan 16, 2017
tox.ini Add Python 3.5 functional tests in tox.ini Dec 14, 2016


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OpenStack Nova

OpenStack Nova provides a cloud computing fabric controller, supporting a wide variety of compute technologies, including: libvirt (KVM, Xen, LXC and more), Hyper-V, VMware, XenServer and OpenStack Ironic.

OpenStack Nova is distributed under the terms of the Apache License, Version 2.0. The full terms and conditions of this license are detailed in the LICENSE file.


To learn how to use Nova's API, consult the documentation available online at:

For more information on OpenStack APIs, SDKs and CLIs, please see:


To learn how to deploy and configure OpenStack Nova, consult the documentation available online at:

For information about the different compute (hypervisor) drivers supported by Nova, please read:

In the unfortunate event that bugs are discovered, they should be reported to the appropriate bug tracker. If you obtained the software from a 3rd party operating system vendor, it is often wise to use their own bug tracker for reporting problems. In all other cases use the master OpenStack bug tracker, available at:


For information on how to contribute to Nova, please see the contents of the CONTRIBUTING.rst.

Any new code must follow the development guidelines detailed in the HACKING.rst file, and pass all unit tests.

Further developer focused documentation is available at: