What is libvirt-qpid?

libvirt-qpid provides an interface with libvirt using QMF (qpid modeling framework) which utilizes the AMQP protocol. The Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP) is an open standard application layer protocol providing reliable transport of messages.

QMF provides a modeling framework layer on top of qpid (which implements AMQP). This interface allows you to manage hosts, domains, pools etc. as a set of objects with properties and methods.