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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.

OpenStack Powered

This product is OpenStack Powered. It contains OpenStack software and has been validated through testing to provide API compatibility for OpenStack core services. Learn more about the testing criteria and core services here.

OpenStack Powered Platform 2017.01 . See full results [+].

OpenStack Powered Platform 2017.01

Platform Capabilities  
Designated Sections  

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 Victoria (Aodh ) N/A
Application Catalog API Victoria (Murano v1.0)
Bare Metal Provisioning Service Victoria (Ironic ) N/A
Benchmarking tool Victoria (Rally ) N/A
Big Data Processing Framework Provisioning API Victoria (Sahara v1.1)
Billing and chargebacks Victoria (Cloudkitty ) N/A
Block Storage API & Extensions Victoria (Cinder v3)
Client library for interacting with OpenStack clouds Victoria (Shade ) N/A
Command-line interface for all OpenStack services Victoria (Openstackclient ) N/A
Compute Service API & Extensions Victoria (Nova v2.1)
Container Orchestration Engine Provisioning API & Extensions Victoria (Magnum v1)
Dashboard Victoria (Horizon ) N/A
Database as a Service API Victoria (Trove 1.0)
Deploys OpenStack in containers using Ansible Victoria (Kolla-ansible ) N/A
DNS service API Victoria (Designate v2)
Event, Metadata Indexing Service Victoria (Panko ) N/A
Identity service API & Extensions Victoria (Keystone v3.0)
Image service API Victoria (Glance v2.3)
Key management API Victoria (Barbican v1.0)
Load balancer Victoria (Octavia ) N/A
Messaging Service Victoria (Zaqar ) N/A
Metering & Data Collection Service API Victoria (Ceilometer v2.0)
Networking API & Extensions Victoria (Neutron v2.0 extensions)
Object store API & Extensions Victoria (Swift v1.0)
Official Python SDK for OpenStack APIs Victoria (Openstacksdk ) N/A
Optimization Service Victoria (Watcher ) N/A
Orchestration API Victoria (Heat v1.0)
Placement service Victoria (Placement ) N/A
Puppet modules to deploy OpenStack Victoria (Puppet-openstack ) N/A
Python Software Development Kit Victoria (Python SDK ) N/A
Root Cause Analysis service Victoria (Vitrage ) N/A
Shared filesystems API Victoria (Manila v2.0)
Workflow service Victoria (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.