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Latest Xen Project Blog Posts

Xen Project Hackathon 16 : Event Report

We just wrapped another successful Xen Project Hackathon, which is an annual event, hosted by Xen Project member companies, typically at their corporate offices. This year’s event was hosted by ARM at their Cambridge HQ. 42 delegates descended on Cambridge from Aporeto, ARM, Assured Information Security, Automotive Electrical Systems, BAE Systems, Bromium, Citrix, GlobalLogic, OnApp, […]

Stealthy monitoring with Xen altp2m

One of the core features that differentiates Xen from other open-source hypervisors is its native support for stealthy and secure monitoring of guest internals (aka. virtual machine introspection [1]). In Xen 4.6 which was was released last autumn several new features have been introduced that make this subsystem better; a cleaned-up, optimized API and ARM […]

Xen Project 4.5.3 Maintenance Release is Available

I am pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.5.3. Xen Project Maintenance releases are released in line with our Maintenance Release Policy. We recommend that all users of the 4.5 stable series update to this point release. Xen 4.5.3 is available immediately from its git repository:     xenbits.xenproject.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.5     (tag RELEASE-4.5.3) or from the Xen Project […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

XenServer + Docker + CEPH/RBDSR for shared local storage

No need to dance around it - the title says it all :) So straight to it. What I've got here is an example of how to set up a XenServer pool, to use local storages as CEPH OSDs, running on each host as Docker containers, and present RBD objects from those CEPH docker containers as a shared storage back to the pool - wow, this is a mouthful :) Please keep in mind that this post is full of unsupported, potentially dangerous, fairly unstable commands and technologies - just the way I like it :) But don’t go and set it...

Setting up Nova-Docker on Multi Node DVR Cluster RDO Mitaka

UPDATE 04/03/2016    In meantime  better use  repositories for RC1,    rather then Delorean trunks END UPDATE DVR && Nova-Docker Driver (stable/mitaka) tested fine on RDO Mitaka (build 20160329) with no issues described in previous post for RDO Liberty So, create DVR deployment with Contrpoller/Network + N(*)Compute Nodes. Switch to Docker Hypervisor on each Compute […]