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

Sylvain Bauza sylvain.bauza at gmail.com
Wed Mar 19 22:41:16 UTC 2014

2014-03-19 22:38 GMT+01:00 Fox, Kevin M <Kevin.Fox at pnnl.gov>:

> Its my understanding that the only case the A in the AGPL would kick in is
> if the cloud provider made a change to MongoDB and exposed the MongoDB
> instance to users. Then the users would have to be able to download the
> changed code. Since Marconi's in front, the user is Marconi, and wouldn't
> ever want to download the source. As far as I can tell, in this use case,
> the AGPL'ed MongoDB is not really any different then the GPL'ed MySQL in
> footprint here. MySQL is acceptable, so why isn't MongoDB?

MongoDB is AGPL but MongoDB drivers are Apache licenced [1]
GPL contamination should not happen if we consider integrating only drivers
in the code.

[1] http://www.mongodb.org/about/licensing/
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