[openstack-dev] [Marconi] Why is marconi a queue implementation vs a provisioning API?

Chris Friesen chris.friesen at windriver.com
Wed Mar 19 21:24:43 UTC 2014

On 03/19/2014 02:24 PM, Fox, Kevin M wrote:
> Can someone please give more detail into why MongoDB being AGPL is a
> problem? The drivers that Marconi uses are Apache2 licensed, MongoDB is
> separated by the network stack and MongoDB is not exposed to the Marconi
> users so I don't think the 'A' part of the GPL really kicks in at all
> since the MongoDB "user" is the cloud provider, not the cloud end user?

Even if MongoDB was exposed to end-users, would that be a problem?

Obviously the source to MongoDB would need to be made available 
(presumably it already is) but does the AGPL licence "contaminate" the 
Marconi stuff?  I would have thought that would fall under "mere 


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