Cinder is an OpenStack project to provide “block storage as a service”.
This documentation is generated by the Sphinx toolkit and lives in the source tree. Additional draft and project documentation on Cinder and other components of OpenStack can be found on the OpenStack wiki. Cloud administrators, refer to docs.openstack.org.
Cinder maintains drivers for volume backends, backup targets, and fibre channel zone manager fabric types. The list of the available drivers can be found here: