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    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.

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    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

The Docker exploit and the security of containers

We normally only cover news and information directly related to Xen in this channel, but we thought it might be useful to briefly expand our scope a bit to mention the recent discussion about the Docker security exploit. What’s the news? Well to begin with, a few weeks ago Docker 1.0 was released, just in [...]

Release management: Risk, intuition, and freeze exceptions

I’ve been release coordinator for Xen’s 4.3 and 4.4 releases. For the 4.5 release, I’ve handed this role off to Konrad Wilk, from Oracle. In this blog, I try to capture some of my thoughts and experience about one aspect of release management: deciding what patches to accept during a freeze. I have three goals [...]

Developer Summit Line-up Announced

I am pleased to announce the schedule of the Xen Project Developer Summit. The event will take place in Chicago on August 18-19, 2014. The Project’s second annual developer event highlights best practices, user testimonials and advancements with the industry-leading open source hypervisor. Powering many of the world’s largest clouds in production today, Xen Project [...]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

Xen Orchesta 3.5.1

A minor release for a minor fix Want to upgrade in XOA? As explained in the documentation, just type that: npm update --global xo-web xo-server systemctl restart xo-server.service And you’re done! You should see “(xo-web 3.5.1)” in the About page. This is also the occasion to told you we officially exceed 200 unique downloads since […]

RECAP: CloudStack SF Bay Area Meetup - August 2014

Last night, the CloudStack Bay Area SF Users Group held a meetup in Palo Alto, CA at SAP Labs. Thank you to Alexander Graebe and SAP Labs for hosting our group yesterday evening! John Kinsella kicked off the night with an introduction of speakers and ended the evening with a quick reminder about the CloudStack Collaboration Conference Europe held in Budapest, Hungary on November 19-22nd, 2014. The schedule is now available and the early bird registration deadline ends August 15th! Register now. ApacheCon Europe will be co-located with the CloudStack Collaboration Conference from November 17-21st, 2014. Our guest speaker, Nitin Mehta, presented...

Xen Orchestra 3.5

Less than three months from the previous release, and during a very busy summer for us, we officially released XO 3.5 with approximatively 20 bug fixes/enhancements. Explore what’s new in this article! Visible changes Add action buttons in the console view: as requested by Hoerup in this bug report, we added some action buttons (stop/start/reboot) […]