[Openstack] Glance x-image-meta-type raw vs machine

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Mon Jan 10 19:00:34 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Erik Carlin <erik.carlin at rackspace.com> wrote:
> Correct me if I am wrong, but I believe AMIs use IMG so that should be
> another disk format a well (it would be the only one in the AMI appliance
> format unless AWS changes it).  Is there enough variance in the virtual
> disk and envelope formats over time that we want to include version
> columns or would new versions just be another format choice.

Good point and good question.  Not sure.  Nothing wrong with putting a
version column in the model.  That would seem the most sensible to me.


/me reads up on what IMG disk format is...

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