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Xen Project Hypervisor Power Management: Suspend-to-RAM on Arm Architectures

This is the second part of the Xen Project Hypervisor series on power management. The first article focused on how virtualization and power management are coalescing into an energy-aware hypervisor. In this post, the focus is on a project that was started to lay the foundation for full-scale power management for applications involving the Xen […]

Xen Project Hypervisor: Virtualization and Power Management are Coalescing into an Energy-Aware Hypervisor

Power management in the Xen Project Hypervisor historically targets server applications to improve power consumption and heat management in data centers reducing electricity and cooling costs. In the embedded space, the Xen Project Hypervisor faces very different applications, architectures and power-related requirements, which focus on battery life, heat, and size. Although the same fundamental principles […]

Xen Project 4.8.4 is available!

I am pleased to announce the release of the Xen 4.8.4. Xen Project maintenance releases are released in line with our Maintenance Release Policy. We recommend that all users of the 4.8 stable series update to the latest point release. The release is available from its git repositories xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.8 (tag RELEASE-4.8.4) or from the Xen […]

Xen 4.11 is available

Xen Hypervisor 4.11 is now available, after 1206 commits from 406 patches. What's inside? The full official Xen blog post can be read here. Increased security You're probably aware of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Xen 4.11 was focused on finding solutions to mitigate them. "XPTI"

What’s New in the Xen Project Hypervisor 4.11

I am pleased to announce the release of the Xen Project Hypervisor 4.11. One of our long-term development goals since the introduction of Xen Project Hypervisor 4.8 has been to create a cleaner architecture for core technology, less code and a smaller computing base for security and performance. The Xen 4.11 release has followed this […]

Xen Project 4.7.6 is available!

I am pleased to announce the release of the Xen 4.7.6. Xen Project maintenance releases are released in line with our Maintenance Release Policy. We recommend that all users of the 4.7 stable series update to the latest point release. The release is available from its git repositories xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.7 (tag RELEASE-4.7.6) or from the Xen […]

Xen Orchestra 5.21

Xen Orchestra monthly update has landed with many enhancements and fixes! XCP-ng is available with pro support and Backup NG is even better.

Improving the Stealthiness of Virtual Machine Introspection on Xen

This blog post comes from Stewart Sentanoe of the University of Passau. Stewart is a PhD student and he was recently a Google Summer of Code Intern working on the Honeynet Project.  Project Introduction Virtual Machine Introspection Virtual Machine Introspection (VMI) is the process of examining and monitoring a virtual machine from the hypervisor or virtual machine […]

From Backup Legacy to Backup NG

Xen Orchestra offers solutions for XenServer and XCP-ng backup. Learn how to migrate your backup jobs from the legacy backup to the New Generation backup.

Xen Orchestra 5.20

Our monthly release is here, with a bunch of new features and bug fixes. Time to update and discover what's new! XCP-ng updates Xen Orchestra is now able to update your XCP-ng hosts directly from the UI! This is a major improvement in XCP-ng usability, without sacrificing our promise to