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CinderSupportMatrix

Please be aware that the accuracy / completeness of the following (and given the basic characteristics of a wiki) is generally evolving and given its state of flux should be considered in draft state. Please refer to respective vendor's documentation for a more authoritative indication of support.

OpenStack Block Storage (aka Cinder) Drivers

Note(s):

  • OpenStack releases are commonly referred to by their development codename. Each successive release increments alphabetically (B follows A... and so on).
  • The below matrix indicates whether or not a particular feature is supported, and additionally the first release of OpenStack that it is supported in.
  • Indication of a particular capability in Folsom or later connotes Cinder support. Essex or prior refers to support for Cinder's predecessor, nova-volume.
  • Rows are ordered alphabetically and are not intended to specify precedence.


Driver Create Volume Delete Volume Attach Volume Detach Volume Extend Volume Create Snapshot Delete Snapshot List Snapshots Create Volume from Snapshot Create Volume from Image Create Volume from Volume (Clone) Create Image from Volume Volume Migration (host assisted) Supported Protocols
Coraid Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana Havana Havana Havana AoE (Grizzly)
Dell EqualLogic Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana iSCSI (Havana)
EMC VMAX/VNX Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana iSCSI (Grizzly)
GlusterFS Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana GlusterFS (Grizzly)
HDS (HUS) Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana iSCSI (Havana)
HP 3PAR (StoreServ) Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly (iSCSI) Havana(FC) Grizzly Grizzly (iSCSI) Havana(FC) Havana iSCSI (Grizzly), FC (Grizzly)
HP Lefthand (StoreVirtual) Diablo Diablo Diablo Diablo Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Grizzly Icehouse Grizzly Havana iSCSI (Diablo)
Huawei T/Dorado Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana Grizzly Havana iSCSI (Grizzly), FC (Havana)
Huawei HVS Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana iSCSI (Havana), FC (Havana)
IBM GPFS Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana GPFS NSD
IBM Storwize family/SVC Folsom Folsom Folsom Folsom Havana Folsom Folsom Folsom Folsom Havana Grizzly Grizzly Havana iSCSI (Folsom), FC (Grizzly)
IBM XIV Folsom Folsom Folsom Folsom Havana Folsom Folsom Folsom Folsom Grizzly Havana Havana Havana iSCSI (Folsom), FC (Grizzly)
IBM DS8000 Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Folsom Havana Havana Havana Havana FC (Havana)
LVM (Reference) Folsom Folsom Folsom Folsom Havana Folsom Folsom Folsom Folsom Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana iSCSI (Folsom)
NetApp Essex Essex Essex Essex Havana Folsom Folsom Essex Essex Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana iSCSI (Folsom), NFS (Folsom)
Nexenta Essex Essex Essex Essex Havana Essex Essex Essex Essex Havana Havana Grizzly Havana iSCSI (Essex), NFS (Havana)
NFS (Reference) Folsom Havana Havana NFS (Folsom)
RBD (Ceph) Cactus Cactus Cactus Cactus Havana Diablo Diablo Diablo Folsom Grizzly Havana Grizzly RBD (Cactus)
Scality Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana Grizzly Scality (Grizzly)
SolidFire Folsom Folsom Folsom Folsom Havana Folsom Folsom Folsom Folsom Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana iSCSI (Folsom)
VMware Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana iSCSI (Havana), FC (Havana), NFS (Havana), Shared SAS (Havana)
Windows Server 2012 Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Grizzly Havana Havana iSCSI (Grizzly)
Zadara Storage Folsom Folsom Folsom Folsom Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana Havana iSCSI (Folsom), NFS (Havana)
Solaris (ZFS) Diablo Diablo Diablo Diablo iSCSI (Diablo)