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Xen Project 4.6.6 and 4.7.3 are available

I am pleased to announce the release of 4.6.6 and 4.7.3. Xen Project Maintenance releases are released in line with our Maintenance Release Policy. We recommend that all users of the 4.6 and 4.7 stable series update to the latest point release. 4.6.6 The release is available from its git repository http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.6 (tag RELEASE-4.6.6) or […]

From the Field: XenServer 7.X Pool Upgrades, Part 2: Updates and Aftermath

The XenServer upgrade process with XenServer 7 can be a bit more involved than with past upgrades, particularly if upgrading from a version prior to 7.0. In this series I’ll discuss various approaches to upgrading XS pools to 7.X and some of the issues you might encounter during the process based on my experiences in the field. Part 1 dealt with some of the preliminary actions needed to be taken into consideration and the planning process, as well as the case for a clean installation. You can go back and review it here. Part 2 deals with the alternative, namely a...

From the Field: XenServer 7.X Pool Upgrades, Part 1: Background Information and Clean Install

The XenServer upgrade process with XenServer 7 can be a bit more involved than with past upgrades, particularly if upgrading from a version prior to 7.0. In this series I’ll discuss various approaches to upgrading XenServer (XS) pools to 7.X and some of the issues you might encounter during the process based on my experiences in the field. Part 1 deals with some of the preliminary actions that need to be taken into consideration and the planning process, as well as the case for a clean installation. Part 2 deals with the alternative, namely a true in-place upgrade procedure, and what issues may...

What’s New in the Xen Project Hypervisor 4.9?

I am pleased to announce the release of the Xen Project Hypervisor 4.9. As always, we focused on improving code quality, security hardening as well as enabling new features. Our approach to security is also the reason why we delayed this release by 3 weeks: security issues that were discovered during the hardening phase of […]

Solution of one system of equations in boolean variables having style like x1 => x2 => … =>x6=1 && y1 => y2 => … =>y6 =1 && x1 => y1 via Mapping method

Original system looks like :- x1 => x2 => x3 => x4 => x5 => x6 =1 y1 => y2 => y3 => y4 => y5 => y6 =1 x1 => y1 =1 Down here we follow approach originally developed in http://www.loiro.ru/files/news/news_943_etodotobrajeniya-mea-2013-10.pdf Build basic diagram and define function F( ) to apply Mapping method suggested  […]

XenServer 7.2 now available!

Hello XenServer community! The XenServer team is proud to announce the release of version 7.2, which includes an array of improvements that further simplify and refine the user experience and enable even greater platform management scalability. Click here to learn more about the new features available in XenServer 7.2. See you on the XenServer page on Citrix.com! Andy M.  

Automotive, Security and the Future of the Xen Project at The Xen Project Developer and Design Summit

The Xen Developer and Design Summit schedule is now live! This conference combines the formats of the Xen Project Developer Summits with the Xen Project Hackathons. If you are part of the Xen Project’s community of developers and power users, come join us in Budapest, Hungary, July 11 – 13 for this must-attend event! The […]

Cosmic evolution of free software

This is part of a 3 piece entry, the cover of which is: free software patents and cosmos.There is a relationship between cosmology, singularity and free software and even surveillance which this post dares to consider in a very condensed way which I will use to try to remove any fear, uncertainty and doubt over the evolution of free software and open source software but also to provide clarification of why business models must become dynamic and adaptable. There's a concept which Carl Sagan popularized in his 1980's Cosmos: A Personal Voyage which I'd like for us to...

Google Summer of Code 2017 with Bazel

This year Bazel has given me an invaluable opportunity to work with them as a Google Summer of Code 2017 participant and I am very excited to share this information. I will be working on project titled “Code completion for .bzl files” under guidance of Mr. Laurent Le Brun. The aim is to create a standalone […]

Announcing the Windows PV Console Driver

It has long been the case that all HVM guests under Xen are provided with a PV console. You can attach to this console in the same way that you attach to the console of a PV guest, by typing in the control domain: xl console name_of_guest Until recently there has been no Windows PV […]