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    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.

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    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 4.6 RC2 Test Day is September 1, 2015

Join 4.6 Release Candidate Testing on September 1, 2015 Although the Xen Project performs automated testing through the project’s Test Lab, we also depend on manual testing of release candidates by our users. Our Test Days help insure that upcoming releases are ready for production. It is particularly important that our users test out the upcoming […]

Event Report: Xen Project Developer Summit 2015

This year’s Xen Project Developer Summit is over! We had two days packed with highly technical sessions that were attended by 120 delegates. Our sessions have – as always – been very interactive with lots of discussions during and after the talks. Of course we did also have lots of time for in-corridor conversations during […]

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. […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

Switching to Dashboard Spice Console in RDO Kilo on Fedora 22

************************* UPDATE 06/27/2015 ************************* # dnf install -y https://rdoproject.org/repos/rdo-release.rpm # dnf  install -y openstack-packstack   # dnf install fedora-repos-rawhide # dnf  –enablerepo=rawhide update openstack-packstack Fedora – Rawhide – Developmental packages for the next Fedora re 1.7 MB/s |  45 MB     00:27 Last metadata expiration check performed 0:00:39 ago on Sat Jun 27 13:23:03 2015. Dependencies […]

The Bare-Metal Hypervisor as a Platform for Innovation

In this industry, everyone seems to talk about innovation, but very few platforms exist which foster innovation.  More times than not, "innovation" is simply a buzzword used by some marketing campaign to hawk something about as novel as twenty-year-old accounting software. Innovation does occur, of course.  But often real innovation leverages what already exists to create something which doesn't yet exist.  It may borrow from the known, but it produces something previously unknown.  For example, the industry has been going wild over cloud computing in the past few years, but many of the core cloud computing concept are actually old mainframe...