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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

Charmed 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.


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