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About Canonical

Ubuntu is the most popular platform for OpenStack deployments. Canonical is the commercial sponsor of Ubuntu with developers, support staff and engineering centres all over the world.

Canonical Commitment

Canonical is committed to OpenStack by producing high quality releases of OpenStack on a cadence with enterprises, carriers and Service providers to ensure Ubuntu OpenStack is the easiest way to deploy, manage and scale OpenStack clouds.

Canonical OpenStack

The Charmed Distribution of OpenStack from Canonical provides a powerful and reliable delivery and operations story for OpenStack on Ubuntu Linux. It is available with enterprise support and as a fully managed service.

OpenStack Powered

This product is OpenStack Powered. It contains OpenStack software and has been validated through testing to provide API compatibility for OpenStack core services. Learn more about the testing criteria and core services here.

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OpenStack Powered Platform 2018.02

Platform Capabilities  
Designated Sections  

This product uses OpenStack's Ironic Bare Metal service. Ironic allows users to manage bare metal infrastructure like they would virtual machines and provides ideal infrastructure to run container orchestration frameworks like Kubernetes to optimize performance.

OpenStack Services Enabled

Service Release API Coverage
Alarming Service Stein (Aodh ) N/A
Block Storage API & Extensions Stein (Cinder v3.0)
Command-line interface for all OpenStack services Stein (Openstackclient ) N/A
Compute Service API & Extensions Stein (Nova v2.1)
Dashboard Stein (Horizon ) N/A
Deploys OpenStack in containers using Charms and Juju Stein (Openstack-charms ) N/A
DNS service API Stein (Designate v2)
Identity service API & Extensions Stein (Keystone v3.0)
Image service API Stein (Glance v2.5)
Instances High Availability Service Stein (Masakari ) N/A
Key management API Stein (Barbican v1.0)
Load balancer Stein (Octavia ) N/A
Metering & Data Collection Service API Stein (Ceilometer v2.0)
Networking API & Extensions Stein (Neutron v2.0)
Object store API & Extensions Stein (Swift v1.0)
Orchestration API Stein (Heat v1.0)

Other Details

Supported Hypervisors


Supported Guests

Windows Linux

Regions where support is offered

South America
Central America
North America
Middle East
Asia Pacific


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