Introduction to Marconi Drivers
Marconi has a modular architecture, and utilizes dynamically-loaded transport (frontend) and storage (backend) drivers via stevedore. All drivers have a defined base API that different implementations must inherit from and fully support.
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Compatible 3rd-Party Drivers
Storage drivers, also known as backends, are responsible for storing data within Marconi. These drivers are not accessible from outside but through Marconi's transport layer.
A storage driver is composed by 1 actual driver and 3 controllers.
Both layers - frontend and backend - are tested and certified by a well structured and designed suite which verifies that the implementation details, resources life-cycles and live behavior.
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