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XCP-ng first release landed

For those who missed it, the first XCP-ng release is now available! And it landed in the exact same day than XO 5.18, exactly in the Q1 objective. First things first: Xen Orchestra is 100% compatible with XCP-ng! Install XCP-ng To install it, please jump to the "Install

Xen Orchestra 5.18

This is a relatively big new release: massive improvement in Backup-ng, but not only. Discover what's new! Backup Backup is still a priority for us. That's why, since we started to redesign it, we are pushing new exciting features. Workers NodeJS is by design working on a single process (due

Xen Orchestra 5.17

Here it comes! This release is officially the first milestone in our improved backup process. For a LOT of reasons. Note: the new UI for backup-ng is still incomplete. But next patch release (and your feedback!) will improve this in the next weeks! Backup-ng Because we made a full rewrite

XenServer 7.4 Available for Download!

Hello XenServer community, It is our pleasure to announce the release of 7.4, the latest update in the CR release track. XenServer 7.4 offers customers following the CR release track access to the latest product features designed to enhance application, desktop and server virtualization deployments. For customers running XenServer 7.3 (up until now the most recent CR), Citrix recommends upgrading to 7.4 at the earliest convenience to maintain support. For customers following the LTSR release track (starting with XenServer 7.1 LTSR), Citrix recommends reviewing the XenServer 7.4 release notes to determine if 7.4 would deliver additional benefits to their virtual environments. Note: The decision...

Better, faster and stronger backups

After spending some times on improving backup code, we'll deliver it for 5.17 version (next Friday!). Changes are very important and lay the foundation of exciting new features. Let's see why it's a big leap ahead! Better 👑 "Better" here means more new features! We got a new

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

MirageOS running on the ESP32 embedded chip

Now that the winter holiday break is over, we are starting to see the results of winter hacking among our community. The first great hack for 2018 is from Sadiq Jaffer, who got OCaml booting on a tiny and relatively new CPU architecture -- the Espressif ESP32. After proudly demonstrating a battery powered version to the folks at OCaml Labs, he then proceeded to clean it up enough tha it can be built with a Dockerfile, so that others can start to do a native code port and get bindings to the networking interface working. Read all about it on Sadiq's...

MirageOS Winter 2017 hack retreat roundup

MirageOS Winter Hack Retreat, Marrakesh 2017 This winter, 33 people from around the world gathered in Marrakesh for a Mirage hack retreat. This is fast becoming a MirageOS tradition, and we're a little sad that it's over already! We've collected some trip reports from those who attended the 2017 winter hack retreat, and we'd like to thank our amazing hosts, organisers and everyone who took the time to write up their experiences. We, the MirageOS community, strongly believe in using our own software: this website has been a unikernel since day one^W^W it was possible to run MirageOS unikernels. In Marrakesh...

Announcing the Availability of XenServer 7.3

We're pleased to announce the availability of XenServer 7.3, the latest Current Release (CR)! CRs Versus LTSRs XenServer 7.3 offers customers following the CR release track access to the latest product features designed to enhance application, desktop and server virtualization deployments. For customers running XenServer 7.2 (up until now the most recent CR), Citrix recommends upgrading to 7.3 at the earliest convenience to maintain support. For customers following the LTSR release track (starting with XenServer 7.1 LTSR), Citrix recommends reviewing the XenServer 7.3 release notes to determine if 7.3 would deliver additional benefits to their virtual environments. Note: The decision to embark on the CR...