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Xen Project Contributor Spotlight: Kevin Tian

The Xen Project is comprised of a diverse set of member companies and contributors that are committed to the growth and success of the Xen Project Hypervisor. The Xen Project Hypervisor is a staple technology for server and cloud vendors, and is gaining traction in the embedded, security and automotive space. This blog series highlights […]

The Xen Project is participating in 2018 Summer round of Outreachy

This is a quick reminder that the Xen Project is again participating in Outreachy (May 2018 to August 2018 Round). Please check the Outreachy application page for more information. Outreach Program for Women has been helping women (cis and trans), trans men, and genderqueer people get involved in free and open source software worldwide. Note […]

Meet us at FOSDEM 2018

As in the past, the Xen Project will have a booth at Europe’s biggest open source conference FOSDEM (taking place February 3rd and 4th in Brussels, Belgium). Where? During FOSDEM community volunteers will man our booth, which is located in bulding K (level 1, group C). Meet the Team! You will have the opportunity to speak […]

Xen Orchestra 5.16

First release of the year. And it's already awesome! Side news: guess what? XCP-ng, the free/libre alternative to XenServer is now on Kickstarter! Read more on the XCP-ng blog post. Performance alert plugin Keep an eye on your infrastructure usage: set CPU or memory limits for your hosts or

Meet us at FOSDEM 2018

Meet the Xen Orchestra and XCP-ng team at FOSDEM 2018 on February 3rd and 4th 2018. Ask all your questions and get some awesome goodies!

XenServer performance alerts

New year, new features in Xen Orchestra: "performance alerts". In short, you can decide which VMs or hosts you want to monitor, and XO will send you an email if some thresholds are reached. Let's see how it works! Note: this feature is completely independent of the existing

Xen Project 4.8.3 is available

I am pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.8.3. 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 repository xenbits.xenproject.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.8 (tag RELEASE-4.8.3) or from the Xen Project […]

Xen Project Spectre / Meltdown FAQ (Jan 22 Update)

On January 3rd, 2018, Google’s Project Zero announced several information leak vulnerabilities affecting all modern superscalar processors. Details can be found on their blog, and in the Xen Project Advisory 254. To help our users understand the impact and our next steps forward, we put together the following FAQ. We divided the FAQ into several […]

XCP-ng on tracks

The first XCP-ng proof-of-concept is working. The future is open. You can read more about it here: https://xcp-ng.github.io/news/2018/01/22/xcp-ng-on-tracks.html In short: we managed to validate the feature check removal, but also added a RPM repo to get the packages without using any

XenServer licencing - How it works

Citrix XenServer licencing system may sometimes be unclear. Here is the guide you need to understand and choose the XenServer license you need.