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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

Mirage OS v2.0: The new features

The first release of Mirage OS back in December 2013 introduced the prototype of the unikernel concept, which realised the promise of a safe, flexible mechanism to build highly optimized software stacks purpose-built for deployment in the public cloud (see the overview of Mirage OS for some background). Since then, we’ve been hard at work [...]

XCP Wiki Pages Have Been Migrated to Wiki.XenServer.org

XCP is Dead; Long Live XenServer! Last year was a momentous year for all things related to the Xen Project.  2013 saw Xen Project become a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.  It also saw the separate XenServer project become Open Source under the auspices of Citrix Systems.  And, as a result of that, the need for [...]

Mark Your Calendars! Great Xen Project Events Coming in August and September 2014

If you use — or are just interested in learning about — the Xen Project Hypervisor, you will want to mark your calendar now for two great events coming later this summer. September 15: Xen Project User Summit, New York City, NY The Xen Project User Summit is great for: Users who employ Xen Project [...]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

Google GCE Interface to CloudStack

Gstack, a GCE compatible interface to CloudStack Google Compute Engine (GCE) is the Google public cloud. In december 2013, Google announced the General Availability (GA) of GCE. With AWS and Microsoft Azure, it is one of the three leading public clouds in the market. Apache CloudStack now has a brand new GCE compatible interface (Gstack) that lets users use the GCE clients (i.e gcloud and gcutil) to access their CloudStack cloud. This has been made possible through the Google Summer of Code program. Last summer Ian Duffy, a student from Dublin City University participated in GSoC through the Apache Software Foundation (ASF)...

Resetting Lost Root Password in XenServer 6.2

The Situation Bad things can happen... badly.  In this case the root password to manage a XenServer (version 6.2) was... lost. Physical or remote login to the XenServer 6.2 host failed authentication, naturally, and XenCenter had been disconnected from the host: requiring an administrator to provide these precious credentials, but in vein. An Alternate Situation Had XenCenter been left open ( offering command line access to the XenServer host in question) the following command could have been used from the XenServer's command line as to initiate a root password reset: passwd Once the root user's password has been changed the connection to the host from XenCenter...

GreenQloud Accelerates the Market Adoption of a Cleaner Cloud and Offers a Full Cloud Infrastructure Stack Built on Apache CloudStack

The leading provider of green cloud solutions brings users flexibility, customization, and productivity with Apache CloudStack Founded in 2010, GreenQloud began their journey with the founders of cloud.com by building a prototype platform for a public cloud. GreenQloud chose to build their platform on top of CloudStack because they found many benefits from a fully open source stack to which they could also contribute. GreenQloud was one of the earliest contributors, and is responsible for CloudStack's Amazon EC2™ compatibility. Today, GreenQloud offers a full cloud infrastructure software stack for private, public and hybrid IaaS compute and storage all the while leading the...