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Xen Project Community Spotlight: DornerWorks

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 […]

Upgrade to XenServer 7.4

XenServer 7.4 is now available. Let's see how to upgrade (or update!) it. Some free features are removed since 7.3. Please read this before upgrading. Xen Orchestra is 100% compatible with XenServer 7.4! From XenServer 7.3 If you are running XenServer 7.2, the process will

XenServer 7.4

A new version of Citrix XenServer is now available. So what about this XenServer 7.4 release? Let's see! New features? Live vGPU migration seems to be the only big new feature in this Citrix XenServer 7.4. And it's only for Enterprise customers. For more details, see the feature

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 […]

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

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.