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  • kungfupandaThe Xen ProjectTM Powers

    the largest clouds in production

    The Xen ProjectTM is the leading open source virtualization platform that is powering some of the largest clouds in production today. Amazon Web Services, Rackspace Public Cloud, Verizon Cloud and many hosting services use Xen Project software.

  • panda2The XEN ProjectTM

    is the foundation for many products and platforms

    The Xen Project is 11 years old, mature and its stability is second to none:

    the Xen Project serves as the basis for many commercial server virtualization, desktop and embedded products as well as hardware appliances.

    Examples of server products include Huawei UVP, Oracle VM and XenServer. Examples of client solutions, appliances and embedded products include QubesOS, XenClient, Netscaler and GlobalLogic’s Nautilus Platform. Xen Project is also delivered as part of most Linux distributions as well as NetBSD.

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Latest Xen Project Blog Posts

Xen Project Now an Easy Option in OpenStack

Recent Changes Let Xen Project Work Out of the Box in OpenStack Members of the Xen Project development team have always believed that the hypervisor must be available for integration into other Open Source projects.  In particular, the initiators of the Xen Project envisioned the day when compute resources would be available in a dynamic […]

Intel hosts Xen Project Hackathon, April 28-29 in Shanghai

I am pleased to announce the next Xen Project Hackathon to be held this spring.  Although we call it a Hackathon, the event consists of several parallel sessions in which Xen Project developers will create, discuss and review designs and changes that impact Xen’s architecture. We’ll perform code reviews, discuss our future roadmap, work on […]

Updates to Xen Project Security Process

Before Christmas, the Xen Project ran a community consultation to refine its Security Problem Response Process.  We recently approved changes that, in essence, are tweaks to our existing process, which is based on a Responsible Disclosure philosophy. Responsible Disclosure and our Security Problem Response Process are important components of keeping users of Xen Project-based products and […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

Towards Heroku for Unikernels: Part 1 - Automated deployment

In my Jekyll to Unikernel post, I described an automated workflow that would take your static website, turn it into a MirageOS unikernel, and then store that unikernel in a git repo for later deployment. Although it was written from the perspective of a static website, the process was applicable to any MirageOS project. This post covers how things have progressed since then and the kind of automated, end-to-end deployments that we can achieve with unikernels. If you’re already familiar with the above-linked post then it should be clear that this will involve writing a few more scripts and ensuring they’re in the right place....

Xen Orchestra 3.8

Release often, release faster: that's our motto this year. And we spent some time do give you a smoother experience when upgrading, with those objectives: Avoid appliance re-download for each new version Avoid any manual data migration on your side Ability to rollback to a previous release if anything goes wrong TL;DR again? Download it now! XOA updater Those previous requirements lead to those specifications: Include an updater in XOA Handle download of new Xen Orchestra versions Handle script migrations (e.g when the database structure changed) Handle updater self-update Handle rollbacks Not trivial eh? But we made it, and this tool is currently in last test phase. Basically, starting with the...