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OpenStack Roadmap

How the OpenStack Design & Development Process Works

OpenStack is committed to an open design and development process. The community operates around a six-month, time-based release cycle with frequent development milestones. During the planning phase of each release, the community gathers for a Design Summit to facilitate live developer working sessions and assemble the roadmap. The upcoming Design Summit and release schedule follows:

Latest Release

Community Generated View into Newton and Beyond

The product working group has worked with 14 different project teams to create a directional view of OpenStack for the next two release cycles. This content is intended to provide the OpenStack community and users insight into the direction that the most highly adopted OpenStack projects are heading in the next release of OpenStack.

Watch this page and Superuser for updates from more projects and interviews with their Project Team Leaders.

Detailed Release Information

Because our design and development is done in the open, we have public documentation available regarding the development status of the current release and decisions made at each Design Summit. You have the opportunity to review this information in technical detail at the following links:

You can learn more about working with roadmaps in the OpenStack Operations Guide.