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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 Contributor Training

A few weeks ago, I went onto a road trip to China with the aim to meet Xen Project users as well as contributors. When I was planning the trip, it became apparent that many of the developers in China are new to the project and had difficulties with Xen Project governance and how the […]

4.5 RC3 Test Day on Thursday December 4, 2014

Our Next Round of 4.5 Release Candidate Testing is on Thursday The Test Day for 4.5 RC3 has been set for this Thursday, December 4, 2014. Test Days insure that the upcoming release is ready for production. It also allows power users to test out the upcoming release in their own environment. Subsequent Test Days […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

GHOST Vulnerability

You probably have heard of the GHOST vulnerability aka CVE-2015-0235. This one impact the glibc, which is running on XenServer. But is it dangerous for your hosts? What it is all about You can read more details on this excellent blog post. Basically, a gethostbyname() call can be triggered with any kind of DNS resolving stuff. So, what are the attack vectors on a XenServer host? Small attack surface XenServer privilegied domain (dom0) is built to offer the smallest attack surface. That's also why it's a best practice to let your dom0 as is after the install. The Citrix official statement so far is:...

February Brings Plenty of Xen Project Talks

FOSDEM, Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit, openSUSE Mini-Summit, and SCALE 13X All to Feature Xen Project Content!   Jan 31-Feb 1: Lots of Great Talks at FOSDEM 2015! FOSDEM is an absolutely huge annual event in Brussels, Belgium, and FOSDEM 15 is a huge event for Xen Project!  Talks include: OpenStack and Xen -- Deploy your OpenStack Cloud on the Xen Hypervisor FreeBSD/Xen Status Update Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse Xen Orchestra: a web UI for Xen and XenServer CentOS Virt SIG (which is responsible for the Xen4CentOS effort). If you are planning on attending FOSDEM, or you can make it to Brussels for the weekend, you won't want to...