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About Debian

The Debian Project is an association of individuals who have made common cause to create a free operating system. This operating system that we have created is called Debian GNU/Linux, or simply Debian for short. Debian is produced by more than a thousand active developers spread around the world who volunteer in their spare time.

Debian Commitment

Debian has always been the reference in terms of free software operating system. As for OpenStack, it also always comes the most packaged services, with batteries included ie: puppet, metapackages, etc., available in Sid and stable backports.


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.

Federated Identity

This product supports OpenStack Federated Identity, allowing it to connect to other OpenStack clouds for Authentication and Authorization.

OpenStack Services Enabled

Service Release API Coverage
Alarming Service Stein (Aodh ) N/A
Application Catalog API Stein (Murano v1.0)
Bare Metal Provisioning Service Stein (Ironic ) N/A
Big Data Processing Framework Provisioning API Stein (Sahara v1.1)
Billing and chargebacks Stein (Cloudkitty ) N/A
Block Storage API & Extensions Stein (Cinder v3)
Client library for interacting with OpenStack clouds Stein (Shade ) N/A
Command-line interface for all OpenStack services Stein (Openstackclient ) N/A
Compute Service API & Extensions Stein (Nova v2.0)
Container Orchestration Engine Provisioning API & Extensions Stein (Magnum v1)
Dashboard Stein (Horizon ) N/A
Database as a Service API Stein (Trove v1)
DNS service API Stein (Designate v2)
Event, Metadata Indexing Service Stein (Panko ) N/A
Identity service API & Extensions Stein (Keystone v3 extensions)
Image service API Stein (Glance v2.0)
Key management API Stein (Barbican v1.0)
Load balancer Stein (Octavia ) N/A
Messaging Service Stein (Zaqar ) N/A
Metering & Data Collection Service API Stein (Ceilometer v2.0)
Networking API & Extensions Stein (Neutron v2.0 extensions)
Object store API & Extensions Stein (Swift v1.0)
Official Python SDK for OpenStack APIs Stein (Openstacksdk ) N/A
Optimization Service Stein (Watcher ) N/A
Orchestration API Stein (Heat v1.0)
Puppet modules to deploy OpenStack Stein (Puppet-openstack ) N/A
Python Software Development Kit Stein (Python SDK ) N/A
Root Cause Analysis service Stein (Vitrage ) N/A
Shared filesystems API Stein (Manila v2)
Workflow service Stein (Mistral ) N/A

Other Details

Supported Hypervisors


Supported Guests

Windows Linux

Regions where support is offered

South America
Central America
North America
Middle East
Asia Pacific


Debian -

by Ivan Udovichenko on Nov 17th 2015
Im really glad that Debian is now in the list finally. Well done! Much kudos for DD Thomas Goirand efforts!
Best OpenStack distro ever -

by Thomas Goirand from GPLHost on Nov 17th 2015
Packages there are just so much better than everywhere else.