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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.

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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

Updates to Xen Project Security Process

Before Christmas, the Xen Project ran a community consultation to refine its Security Problem Response Process.  We recently approved changes that, in essence, are tweaks to our existing process, which is based on a Responsible Disclosure philosophy. Responsible Disclosure and our Security Problem Response Process are important components of keeping users of Xen Project-based products and […]

Xen Project 4.6 Planning Opens

With Xen Project 4.5 released in January, we are now one month into 4.6 development window! My name is Wei Liu and I have been working on various areas in the Xen Project community, including Linux kernel, hypervisor, QEMU and toolstack. Now I’m a co-maintainer of Xen hypervisor’s toolstack and the netback driver in Linux. […]

Catch Xen Project Talks at SCALE 13X, openSUSE Mini-Summit, & LF Collaboration Summit This Week

California Gets Four Opportunities in Four Days at Three Conferences to Hear About Xen Project February 19-22, 2015 has an assortment of great Xen Project talks. Folks in Santa Rosa, CA at the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit have two great talks: Lessons Learned from the Xen Project Security Response Process: Attendees will learn how the […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

XO at FOSDEM15: summary

The FOSDEM is a really nice event, and this year was very successful: a BIG crowd and always an excellent atmosphere! Xen booth Thanks to the Xen Team, I've got the opportunity to present Xen Orchestra on the stand both days. I can tell you that a lot of people were interested by some of the Xen Orchestra features. It was also the occasion to have very interesting discussions with the Xen team: ARM stuff, OpenStack and XenServer were on the menu: the Xen ecosystem is very healthy! My talk The slides of my talk are accessible right here. The video will be available as...

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:...