Here you can find a short description of the common features supported by different provider drivers. Keep in mind that this page only contains a list of standard features - provider specific features (extension methods) are not included.
Compute part of the library allows users to manage virtual servers and services such as Amazon EC2 and Rackspace CloudServers.
Returns a list of the currently active nodes.
Allows user to reboot (restart) a node.
Allows user to create a new node.
Allows user to destroy an existing node.
Returns a list of available node images. An image usually represents an operating system which is installed on the server.
Returns a list of available node sizes. A size represents server configuration (CPU speed, number of cores, amount of RAM, disk size, etc.)
Allows user to run arbitrary shell script on the node after it has been provisioned.