OpenStack Compute (Nova)
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Zuul 7670303aab Merge "Remove broken tempest-full-py3-opensuse15 job" 3 days ago
api-guide/source [doc] port-resource-request-groups not landed in Xena 3 months ago
api-ref/source Merge "Add some missing parameters in docs of os-cells" 3 months ago
devstack Switch to new rolevar for run-tempest role 8 months ago
doc Merge "docs: Add notes about IoOpsWeigher, BuildFailureWeigher" 3 days ago
etc/nova Merge "Add missing [oslo_reports] options" 3 months ago
gate Revert "Temp disable nova-manage placement heal_allocation testing" 1 month ago
nova Merge "db: Don't use legacy 'Row()' methods" 1 week ago
playbooks zuul: Replace grenade and nova-grenade-multinode with grenade-multinode 7 months ago
releasenotes Retry image download if it's corrupted 2 weeks ago
roles [OVN] Adapt the live-migration job scripts to work with OVN 9 months ago
tools tools: Ignore bot-generated branch creation patches 2 months ago
.coveragerc Remove nova/openstack/* from .coveragerc 5 years ago
.gitignore db: Enable auto-generation of API DB migrations 2 months ago
.gitreview OpenDev Migration Patch 3 years ago
.mailmap Add mailmap entry 8 years ago
.pre-commit-config.yaml Add autopep8 to tox and pre-commit 4 weeks ago
.stestr.conf Finish stestr migration 4 years ago
.zuul.yaml Merge "Remove broken tempest-full-py3-opensuse15 job" 3 days ago
CONTRIBUTING.rst [Community goal] Update contributor documentation 2 years ago
HACKING.rst Add two new hacking rules 3 months ago
LICENSE initial commit 12 years ago
MAINTAINERS Fix broken URLs 4 years ago
README.rst docs: Remove references to XenAPI driver 1 year ago
bindep.txt tests: Allow bindep and to run on EL distros 6 months ago
lower-constraints.txt db: Final cleanups 4 months ago
mypy-files.txt mypy: Add type annotations to 'nova.pci' 7 months ago
requirements.txt db: Final cleanups 4 months ago
setup.cfg Updating tests with Yoga testing runtime 1 week ago Updated from global requirements 5 years ago
test-requirements.txt requirements: Add types-paramiko 6 months ago
tox.ini Updating tests with Yoga testing runtime 1 week ago


OpenStack Nova


OpenStack Nova provides a cloud computing fabric controller, supporting a wide variety of compute technologies, including: libvirt (KVM, Xen, LXC and more), Hyper-V, VMware, OpenStack Ironic and PowerVM.

Use the following resources to learn more.


To learn how to use Nova's API, consult the documentation available online at:

For more information on OpenStack APIs, SDKs and CLIs in general, refer to:


To learn how to deploy and configure OpenStack Nova, consult the documentation available online at:

In the unfortunate event that bugs are discovered, they should be reported to the appropriate bug tracker. If you obtained the software from a 3rd party operating system vendor, it is often wise to use their own bug tracker for reporting problems. In all other cases use the master OpenStack bug tracker, available at:


For information on how to contribute to Nova, please see the contents of the CONTRIBUTING.rst.

Any new code must follow the development guidelines detailed in the HACKING.rst file, and pass all unit tests.

Further developer focused documentation is available at:

Other Information

During each Summit and Project Team Gathering, we agree on what the whole community wants to focus on for the upcoming release. The plans for nova can be found at: