The best linux distribution on which to deploy Openstack

Radosław Piliszek radoslaw.piliszek at
Sun Oct 17 07:19:43 UTC 2021

On Sat, 16 Oct 2021 at 22:46, A Monster <amonster369 at> wrote:
> As a centos 7 user I have many experience using this distribution however centos 7 doesn't support the newest openstack releases ( after train ) and centos 8 will soon lose the support from Redhat since it's EOL is scheduled for 31/12/2021 and the centos stream distributions are upstreams for RHEL therefor is most likely unstable.
> So which distribution should I use ?

Use the one that you are most familiar/comfortable with and that is
supported by OpenStack deployment projects.

For example, with Kolla Ansible, at the moment, you can choose from
CentOS Stream 8, Debian Bullseye and Ubuntu 20.04 (sorted
alphabetically; all have equal support).
Soon, it will support Rocky Linux 8 as well (and then newer releases
as they start coming).

Kolla Ansible docs for Xena:


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