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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.

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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":https://arvados.org/projects/arvados/blogs



h2. Key Components

* [[Keep]], the content addressable distributed storage service
** [[Data Manager]]
** [[Keep Proxy]]
* [[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
* [[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!
* [[Curoverse Public Beta Program]] — Curoverse Public Beta Program.
* [[Developer Docs]] — Porting pipelines and writing crunch scripts.
* "User Guide":http://doc.arvados.org/user/ — How to manage data and do analysis with Arvados.
* "API Reference":http://doc.arvados.org/api/ — Details about the Arvados APIs.
* "SDK Reference":http://doc.arvados.org/sdk/ — Details about the Arvados SDKs.
* "Admin Guide":http://doc.arvados.org/admin/ — Basic information about administration.
* "Install Guide":http://doc.arvados.org/install/ — 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
* [[Arvados Licenses FAQ]]

* [[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]]