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A standard Python library that abstracts away differences among multiple cloud provider APIs. For more information and documentation, please see

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Apache Libcloud - a unified interface for the cloud

Apache Libcloud is a Python library which hides differences between different cloud provider APIs and allows you to manage different cloud resources through a unified and easy to use API.
License:Apache 2.0; see LICENSE file

Resources you can manage with Libcloud are divided into the following categories:

  • Compute - Cloud Servers and Block Storage - services such as Amazon EC2 and Rackspace Cloud Servers (libcloud.compute.*)
  • Storage - Cloud Object Storage and CDN - services such as Amazon S3 and Rackspace CloudFiles (*)
  • Load Balancers - Load Balancers as a Service, LBaaS (libcloud.loadbalancer.*)
  • DNS - DNS as a Service, DNSaaS (libcloud.dns.*)
  • Container - Container virtualization services (libcloud.container.*)

Apache Libcloud is an Apache project, see <> for more information.


Documentation can be found at <>.


Please send feedback to the mailing list at <>, or the JIRA at <>.


For information on how to contribute, please see the Contributing chapter in our documentation <>


Apache Libcloud is licensed under the Apache 2.0 license. For more information, please see LICENSE and NOTICE file.

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