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Block Storage

About this project

Cinder is a Block Storage service for OpenStack. It virtualizes the management of block storage devices and provides end users with a self service API to request and consume those resources without requiring any knowledge of where their storage is actually deployed or on what type of device. This is done through the use of either a reference implementation (LVM) or plugin drivers for other storage.

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88% of deployments using this project in production environments. View Details
13 software development kits (SDKs) support Cinder View Details
Cinder is included in the install guide. View the install guide
Cinder follows standard deprecation View details
Cinder supports minimal cold (offline) upgrade capabilities View details
Cinder supports minimal rolling upgrade capabilities View details
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How is this project released? View details
Are vulnerability issues managed by the OpenStack security team?
  • Yes
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is maintained following the common Stable branch policy
  • Yes
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Cinder Project Update - Brian Rosmaita

Project Updates cover the latest changes in the project. See what's new in Victoria, the latest OpenStack release, and what you can expect to see from the project in the upcoming release.