nova 2012.1.3+stable-20120827-4d2a4afe-0ubuntu1 source package in Ubuntu

Changelog

nova (2012.1.3+stable-20120827-4d2a4afe-0ubuntu1) precise-proposed; urgency=low

  * New upstream snapshot, fixes FTBFS in -proposed. (LP: #1041120)
  * Resynchronize with stable/essex (4d2a4afe):
    - [5d63601] Inappropriate exception handling on kvm live/block migration
      (LP: #917615)
    - [ae280ca] Deleted floating ips can cause instance delete to fail
      (LP: #1038266)

nova (2012.1.3+stable-20120824-86fb7362-0ubuntu1) precise-proposed; urgency=low

  * New upstream snapshot. (LP: #1041120)
  * Dropped, superseded by new snapshot:
    - debian/patches/CVE-2012-3447.patch: [d9577ce]
    - debian/patches/CVE-2012-3371.patch: [25f5bd3]
    - debian/patches/CVE-2012-3360+3361.patch: [b0feaff]
  * Resynchronize with stable/essex (86fb7362):
    - [86fb736] Libvirt driver reports incorrect error when volume-detach fails
      (LP: #1029463)
    - [272b98d] nova delete lxc-instance umounts the wrong rootfs (LP: #971621)
    - [09217ab] Block storage connections are NOT restored on system reboot
      (LP: #1036902)
    - [d9577ce] CVE-2012-3361 not fully addressed (LP: #1031311)
    - [e8ef050] pycrypto is unused and the existing code is potentially insecure
      to use (LP: #1033178)
    - [3b4ac31] cannot umount guestfs  (LP: #1013689)
    - [f8255f3] qpid_heartbeat setting in ineffective (LP: #1030430)
    - [413c641] Deallocation of fixed IP occurs before security group refresh
      leading to potential security issue in error / race conditions
      (LP: #1021352)
    - [219c5ca] Race condition in network/deallocate_for_instance() leads to
      security issue (LP: #1021340)
    - [f2bc403] cleanup_file_locks does not remove stale sentinel files
      (LP: #1018586)
    - [4c7d671] Deleting Flavor currently in use by instance creates error
      (LP: #994935)
    - [7e88e39] nova testsuite errors on newer versions of python-boto (e.g.
      2.5.2) (LP: #1027984)
    - [80d3026] NoMoreFloatingIps: Zero floating ips available after repeatedly
      creating and destroying instances over time (LP: #1017418)
    - [4d74631] Launching with source groups under load produces lazy load error
      (LP: #1018721)
    - [08e5128] API 'v1.1/{tenant_id}/os-hosts' does not return a list of hosts
      (LP: #1014925)
    - [801b94a] Restarting nova-compute removes ip packet filters (LP: #1027105)
    - [f6d1f55] instance live migration should create virtual_size disk image
      (LP: #977007)
    - [4b89b4f] [nova][volumes] Exceeding volumes, gigabytes and floating_ips
      quotas returns general uninformative HTTP 500 error (LP: #1021373)
    - [6e873bc] [nova][volumes] Exceeding volumes, gigabytes and floating_ips
      quotas returns general uninformative HTTP 500 error (LP: #1021373)
    - [7b215ed] Use default qemu-img cluster size in libvirt connection driver
    - [d3a87a2] Listing flavors with marker set returns 400 (LP: #956096)
    - [cf6a85a] nova-rootwrap hardcodes paths instead of using
      /sbin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/bin (LP: #1013147)
    - [2efc87c] affinity filters don't work if scheduler_hints is None
      (LP: #1007573)
    - [48e5f46] metadata injection is broken in xen (LP: #1022036)
    - [25f5bd3] scheduler hang (DOS) possible with
      DifferentHostFilter/SameHostFilter  (LP: #1017795)
    - [1c1b858] cannot umount guestfs  (LP: #1013689)
    - [835ba4f] not able to get host total memory in xen with libvirt
      (LP: #1004298)
    - [00e5104] Call to network_get_all_by_uuids missing 'db' (LP: #986922)
    - [4c49df7] [nova][volumes] Exceeding volumes, gigabytes and floating_ips
      quotas returns general uninformative HTTP 500 error (LP: #1021373)
    - [19631f3] [nova][volumes] Exceeding volumes quotas logs
      "VolumeSizeTooLarge" instead of "VolumeLimitExceeded"  (LP: #1020634)
    - [b0feaff] Remote arbitrary file corruption / creation flaw via injected
      files (LP: #1015531)
    - [3cb6e57] NoMoreFixedIps: Zero fixed ips available. Nova seems leaking
      them. (LP: #1014769)
    - [5d8431b] ram_allocation_ratio does not work (LP: #1016273)
    - [410060f] test_get_console_output_file requires sudo NOPASSWD
      (LP: #992805)
    - [33c2575] Stop/start a KVM instance with volumes attached produces an
      error state (LP: #1013782)
    - [6c01c01] Backport tox settings to unbreak jenkins jobs.
    - [344125f] Set defaultbranch in .gitreview to stable/essex
    - [9b789be] floating ips are not disassociated from instances on deletion
      (LP: #997763)
    - [d89c2f3] qpid timeout causing compute service to crash (LP: #999698)
    - [caae0e9] floating ips do not display in 'nova list' after association to
      instance (LP: #939122)
    - [1dc9f19] impl_qpid doesn't ACK messages (LP: #1012374)
    - [bc621bc] Restarting nova-network removes ip packet filters
      (LP: #1000853)
    - [7870157] Add caching to openstack.common.cfg
    - [27133ee] Firewall rules from nova-compute are not refreshed after host
      reboot (LP: #985162)
    - [3ee026e] Source group based security group rule without protocol and port
      causes failures (LP: #1010514)
    - [f0a9f47] [SRU] dns_domains table mysql charset is 'latin1'. Should be
      'utf8' (LP: #993663)
    - [cc8fd97] euca-describe-keypair NonExistent returns 200 (LP: #1006664)
    - [9f9e9da] Security groups fail to be set correctly if incorrect case is
      used for protocol specification (LP: #985184)
 -- Adam Gandelman <email address hidden>   Mon, 27 Aug 2012 14:50:40 -0700

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nova-ajax-console-proxy: OpenStack Compute - AJAX console proxy - transitional package

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package used to provide the AJAX proxy, which is now gone.

nova-api: OpenStack Compute - API frontend

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package provides the API frontend.

nova-api-ec2: OpenStack Compute - EC2 API frontend

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package provides the EC2 API.

nova-api-metadata: OpenStack Compute - metadata API frontend

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 This package provides the metadata API backend for guest VMs.

nova-api-os-compute: OpenStack Compute - OpenStack Compute API frontend

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 This package provides the OpenStack Compute API frontend.

nova-api-os-volume: OpenStack Compute - OpenStack Volume API frontend

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 This package provides the OpenStack Volume API frontend.

nova-cert: OpenStack Compute - certificate management

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This is the Nova certificate management component.

nova-common: OpenStack Compute - common files

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package contains things that are needed by all parts of Nova.

nova-compute: OpenStack Compute - compute node

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This is the package you will install on the nodes that will run your
 virtual machines.

nova-compute-kvm: OpenStack Compute - compute node (KVM)

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 Install this package on your compute nodes if you're using kvm.

nova-compute-lxc: OpenStack Compute - compute node (LXC)

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 Install this package on your compute nodes if you're using LXC.

nova-compute-qemu: OpenStack Compute - compute node (QEmu)

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 Install this package on your compute nodes if you're using QEmu.

nova-compute-uml: OpenStack Compute - compute node (UserModeLinux)

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 Install this package on your compute nodes if you're using UserModeLinux.

nova-compute-xcp: OpenStack Compute - compute node (XCP)

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 Install this package on your compute nodes if you're using xcp

nova-compute-xen: OpenStack Compute - compute node (Xen)

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 Install this package on your compute nodes if you're using Xen.

nova-console: OpenStack Compute - Console

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package provides the console server. This enables the use of consoles
 to be used along with XVP and XenServer. It is a publically reachable
 component which proxies access to VNCs running on compute nodes.

nova-consoleauth: OpenStack Compute - Console Authenticator

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package provides the authentication service for nova-console. It grants
 user requests for console access based on tokens in the identity service and
 allows access to virtual consoles via a browser.

nova-doc: OpenStack Compute - documentation

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package contains the documentation for Nova.

nova-network: OpenStack Compute - Network manager

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This is the package you will install on the network nodes. This service is
 responsible for managing floating and fixed IPs, DHCP, bridging and VLANs, and
 in some cases acts as a gateway. Different networking strategies are available
 to the service by changing the network_manager flag to FlatManager,
 FlatDHCPManager, or VlanManager (default is VLAN).

nova-objectstore: OpenStack Compute - object store

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This is the package contains a very simple S3-like object store.
 For production use, you should use OpenStack Storage, aka. Swift.

nova-scheduler: OpenStack Compute - virtual machine scheduler

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This is the Nova scheduler.

nova-vncproxy: OpenStack Compute - VNC proxy

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package provides the VNC proxy. It is a publically reachable
 component which proxies access to VNCs running on compute nodes.

nova-volume: OpenStack Compute - storage

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This is the package you will install on your storage nodes.

nova-xcp-network: OpenStack Compute network plugin for the Xen Cloud Platform

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package is to be installed on the server where you have installed your
 master Xen API server (see the xcp-xapi package), so that nova can remotely
 configure the network of your XCP servers.

nova-xcp-plugins: OpenStack Compute plugin for the Xen Cloud Platform

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package is to be installed on the server where you have installed your
 master Xen API server (see the xcp-xapi package), so that nova-compute can
 remotely control your XCP nodes and start VM instances.

python-nova: OpenStack Compute Python libraries

 OpenStack is a reliable cloud infrastructure. Its mission is to produce
 the ubiquitous cloud computing platform that will meet the needs of public
 and private cloud providers regardless of size, by being simple to implement
 and massively scalable.
 .
 OpenStack Compute, codenamed Nova, is a cloud computing fabric controller. In
 addition to its "native" API (the OpenStack API), it also supports the Amazon
 EC2 API.
 .
 Nova is intended to be modular and easy to extend and adapt. It supports many
 different hypervisors (KVM and Xen to name a few), different database backends
 (SQLite, MySQL, and PostgreSQL, for instance), different types of user
 databases (LDAP or SQL), etc.
 .
 This package contains the core Python parts of Nova.