The release of jclouds Version 1.5 is the result of a collaboration between the jclouds team and our contributors. There are some notable updates in Version 1.5 that our users have been requesting. It is recommended that you upgrade to jclouds Version 1.5 if you are still using jclouds Version 1.4.

A total of 70 Issues were addressed between jclouds Version 1.4 and the current iteration of jclouds Version 1.5.

For further details, please see the Javadoc for jclouds Version 1.5. Release notes and Javadocs are also available for past versions of jclouds are also available in the Release Notes archive.

Notable Updates in jclouds Version 1.5

Many of you have been awaiting (or helping build) massive new support for OpenStack based clouds. There's even more, such as our new Jenkins Plugin and command-line utility. Notables below.

New and Updated Apis and Providers

Core Updates

Other goodies

New Features to Watch in Labs

Disclaimer: These features are currently being developed and evaluated by our team and contributors. We cannot guarantee forwards and backwards compatibility for these features.

Deprecated Components and Non-backwards Compatible Changes

Assistance, Contributions, and Feedback

Visit our up-to-date examples site for assistance with jclouds. Also, check out recent jclouds integrations including jclouds Karaf, jclouds-chef and Jenkins.

Please submit your ideas and let us know if there are features you would like to see, need assistance with, or are interested in contributing.

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To keep up with the latest on jclouds Version 1.5, please see issue 1089.


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Test Results

Please see the test results for jclouds Version 1.5.

Maintenance Releases


Released on 2012-09-28, including small bugfixes and the following notable changes:


Released on 2012-10-15, including cleanups, minor fixes, and a few important updates:


Released on 2012-11-14, including minor fixes, and a few important updates:

Released on 2012-11-19 a bug fix release for jclouds-karaf with version 1.5.3_1 to address issues around the Obr Resolver.


Released on 2012-12-10, including minor fixes, and a few important updates:


Released on 2013-01-13, including minor fixes, and a few important updates:


Released on 2013-02-02, including the following notable updates. As this included a major bug, you should instead use 1.5.7.


Released on 2013-02-05, includes a critical fix to a regression in 1.5.6.


Released on 2013-02-26


Released on 2013-03-18


Released on 2013-04-11