• 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. Plus, it is integrated into multiple cloud orchestration projects like OpenStack.

  • panda2The XEN ProjectTM

    is the foundation for many products and platforms

    The Xen Project has been the leading FOSS hypervisor since 2003 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 and cloud solutions like OpenStack.

    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 FreeBSD and NetBSD.

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Latest Xen Project Blog Posts

Xen now available in CentOS 7 for ARM64 servers

A little more than a week ago at Linaro Connect SFO15 in Burlingame Jim Perrin of the CentOS project publicly announced the availability of the Xen hypervisor in CentOS 7 for ARM64 (also known as aarch64). Jim and I have been working closely with George Dunlap, maintainer of Xen in CentOS for the x86 architecture, […]

Xen Project Participates in Round 11 of Outreachy

This is a quick reminder that the Xen Project is again participating in Outreachy (Round 11). Please check the round 11 page for more information about the December 2015 to March 2015 round of interships. Outreach Program for Women has been helping women (cis and trans), trans men, and genderqueer people get involved in free […]

Xen Project Test Day for 4.6 RC4 Scheduled for October 1

Our Fourth (and Possibly Final) 4.6 Release Candidate to be Tested This Thursday Our Xen Project Test Days help insure that upcoming releases are ready for production, beyond what our automated testing through our Test Lab can accomplish. It is particularly important that our users test out the upcoming release in their own environment. We […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

How would work changing “enable_isolated_metadata” from false to true && `openstack-service restart neutron` on the fly on RDO Liberty ?

All private networks (having neutron router) created  before or after this change will continue provide metadata via neutron-ns-metadata-proxy running in corresponding qrouter-namespace to theirs VMs. Any  isolated tenants network  been created after update will provide metadata via neutron-ns-metadata-proxy running in corresponding qdhcp-namespace to theirs VMs. See  http://techbackground.blogspot.com/2013/06/metadata-via-dhcp-namespace.html   ****************************************************************** For routable qdhcp-namespace created before update […]

RDO Kilo DVR Deployment (Controller/Network)+Compute+Compute (ML2&OVS&VXLAN) on CentOS 7.1

Per http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/neutron-specs/specs/juno/neutron-ovs-dvr.html 1. Neutron DVR implements the fip-namespace on every Compute Node where the VMs are running. Thus VMs with FloatingIPs can forward the traffic to the External Network without routing it via Network Node. (North-South Routing). 2. Neutron DVR implements the L3 Routers across the Compute Nodes, so that tenants intra VM communication will […]