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Latest Xen Project Blog Posts

The Power of Hypervisor-Based Containers

The modern trend towards cloud-native apps seems to be set to kill hypervisors with a long slow death. Paradoxically, it is the massive success of hypervisors and infrastructure-as-a-service during the last 15 years that enabled this trend. Stefano Stabellini provides an overview of the rise of containers and how hypervisors are co-existing and thriving in […]

Xen Project 2017 Predictions: The Growth and Changes of the Hypervisor in 2017 and More

Embedded systems become virtualized, IoT security concerns continue and the container community diversifies… What else will happen to the hypervisor and beyond in 2017? Two members of the Xen Project, Stefano Stabellini and James Bulpin, provide insight on where the hypervisor is going in 2017 and other virtualization and infrastructure trends to watch out for in […]

What’s New with Xen Project Hypervisor 4.8?

I’m pleased to announce the release of the Xen Project Hypervisor 4.8. As always, we focused on improving code quality, security hardening as well as enabling new features. One area of interest and particular focus is new feature support for ARM servers. Over the last few months, we’ve seen a surge of patches from various […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

Making a difference to the next release

With the 1st alpha build of the new, upcoming XenServer release (codenamed " Ely") as announced by Andy Melmed's blog on the 11th October – I thought it'd be useful to provide a little retrospective on how you, the xenserver.org community, have helped getting it off to a great start by providing great feedback on previous alphas, betas and releases - and how this has been used to strengthen the codebase for Ely as a whole based on your experiences.   As I am sure you are well aware - community users of xenserver.org can make use of the incident tracking database...

TripleO QuickStart KSM vs instack-virt-setup deploying RDO Newton HA Overcloud

================= UPDATE 10/17/2016 ================= I initiated KSM&&KSMTUNED on CentOS 7.2 VIRTHOST running instack-virt-setup 2 days ago along with instack-virt-setup HA overcloud deployment. Stack’s virthost’s .bashrc [stack@Server72Centos ~]$ cat .bashrc # .bashrc # Source global definitions if [ -f /etc/bashrc ]; then     . /etc/bashrc fi # Uncomment the following line if you don’t like systemctl’s […]