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h1. Arvados Contributor Wiki 

 This wiki has information related to the open source project. It's a work in progress, so come back often for updates and feel free to become a contributor.   


 h2. Platform Overview 

 * [[Introduction to Arvados]] 
 * [[Technical Architecture]] 
 * [[Cloud Operating Systems and Virtualization]] 
 * [[Provenance and Reproducibility]] 
 * [[Federation and Data Sharing]] 
 * [[Glossary of Arvados Terms]] 

 h2. Release Notes 

 Please see our "blog": 

 * [[Sprint 2014-04-16]] 

 h2. Key Components 

 * [[Keep]], the content addressable distributed storage service 
 ** [[Data Manager]] 
 * [[Computation and Pipeline Processing]] 
 * [[System and Metadata Database]]  
 ** [[REST API Server]] 
 * [[SDKs]], including the Python library and the CLI "arv" tool 
 * [[Workbench]], the web-based application for doing day-to-day work in Arvados 
 * [[Hacking Node Manager|Node Manager]] dynamically starts and stops cloud compute nodes based on demand in the job queue 
 ** [[Lifecycle of an Arvados compute node]] 


 h2. Using Arvados 

 * [[Release Status]] — Important! 
 * "Documentation Site": — Main page for all the docs.  
 * "User Guide": — How to manage data and do analysis with Arvados. 
 * "API Reference": — Details about the Arvados APIs. 
 * "SDK Reference": — Details about the Arvados SDKs.  
 * "Admin Guide": — Basic information about administration.  
 * "Install Guide": — Instructions for installing Arvados. 
 * *[[How to Report Issues in Arvados]]* -- including some notes about safely reporting bugs in a public forum. 

 h2. Contributing and hacking 

 * [[Hacking|Hacking HQ]]: introductory material for new developers, and index of resources for all of us 
 * [[Source Tree Overview]] and implementation status 
 * [[Installing a Development Arvados Instance]] 
 * [[How to Contribute]] 
 * [[Documentation|Documentation Project]] 
 * [[Design Principles]] 
 * [[Proposals]] and work-in-progress design documents 

 h2. Community 

 * [[Mission and Principles]] 
 * [[Governance]] 
 * [[IRC and Mailing Lists]] 
 * [[Design Process]] 
 * [[History]] 
 * [[Arvados Summit - Fall 2013]] 

 h2. Legal 

 * [[Licensing Terms]]