• 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 Project 4.4.3 Maintenance Release is Available

I am pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.4.3. We recommend that all users of the 4.4 stable series update to this latest maintenance release. Xen 4.4.3 is available immediately from its git repository:     xenbits.xenproject.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.4     (tag RELEASE-4.4.3) or from the Xen Project download page at www.xenproject.org/downloads/xen-archives/xen-44-series/xen-443.html. This release contains many bug fixes and improvements. […]

Alibaba Joins Xen Project Advisory Board As it Expands Aliyun Cloud Services Business

Today we officially welcome Alibaba as our newest Xen Project Advisory Board member. On the heels of the company announcing a $1 billion investment in its cloud computing unit Aliyun, we’re excited Aliyun is also committing to Xen Project virtualization. As the cloud computing unit adds new data centers and upgrades cloud capabilities, Xen will […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

Using a data structure for documents

When this project began we weren't sure what we were getting into. Our first order of business was to figure out how to write successful documentation, store it with version information and get it to the Xen folks and eventually to Citrix.  About 100 manpages into it we knew that there was a lot of repeats and the documentation should be generated from code and either a lookup table or database. However, nobody had the time to learn OCAML and address this issue. We started a large flat table to deal with identifying duplicate item descriptions while thinking the whole...

Online versions of manpages

I've always wanted to have online HTML versions of the xenapiadmin manpages and was looking at HP's network switch OS webpage and realized it was asciidoc. That made me look at how they were building a website from asciidoc source and led me to the very small build-website.sh script that's in the mercurial download of asciidoc but not in the Fedora RPM of asciidoc.  This is a very simple script that basically calls asciidoc for each asciidoc file and creates an html page for it. asciidoc.py --backend=xhtml11 --conf-file=${LAYOUT}.conf --attribute icons --attribute iconsdir=./images/icons --attribute=badges --attribute=revision=$VERS  --attribute=date=$DATE"   I'm not sure how this would work...