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  • kungfupandaThe Xen ProjectTM Powers

    the largest clouds in production

    The Xen ProjectTM is the leading open source virtualization platform that is powering some of the largest clouds in production today. Amazon Web Services, Rackspace Public Cloud, Verizon Cloud and many hosting services use Xen Project software.

  • panda2The XEN ProjectTM

    is the foundation for many products and platforms

    The Xen Project is 11 years old, mature and its stability is second to none:

    the Xen Project serves as the basis for many commercial server virtualization, desktop and embedded products as well as hardware appliances.

    Examples of server products include Huawei UVP, Oracle VM and XenServer. Examples of client solutions, appliances and embedded products include QubesOS, XenClient, Netscaler and GlobalLogic’s Nautilus Platform. Xen Project is also delivered as part of most Linux distributions as well as NetBSD.

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Latest Xen Project Blog Posts

Intel hosts Xen Project Hackathon, April 28-29 in Shanghai

I am pleased to announce the next Xen Project Hackathon to be held this spring.  Although we call it a Hackathon, the event consists of several parallel sessions in which Xen Project developers will create, discuss and review designs and changes that impact Xen’s architecture. We’ll perform code reviews, discuss our future roadmap, work on […]

Updates to Xen Project Security Process

Before Christmas, the Xen Project ran a community consultation to refine its Security Problem Response Process.  We recently approved changes that, in essence, are tweaks to our existing process, which is based on a Responsible Disclosure philosophy. Responsible Disclosure and our Security Problem Response Process are important components of keeping users of Xen Project-based products and […]

Xen Project 4.6 Planning Opens

With Xen Project 4.5 released in January, we are now one month into 4.6 development window! My name is Wei Liu and I have been working on various areas in the Xen Project community, including Linux kernel, hypervisor, QEMU and toolstack. Now I’m a co-maintainer of Xen hypervisor’s toolstack and the netback driver in Linux. […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

Xen Orchestra 3.7 is out, ACLs in Early Access!

A LOT of stuff in this 3.7, like VDI migration in live, SR creation, many UI improvements, display tasks in live etc. But that's not all! On the same time, we made significant progresses on the 4.x branch, which started to implement ACLs for VM (or any objects) delegation! Let's start to review this. TL;DR? Register and download it now! In all XOA editions These next features are available in all XOA editions (our virtual appliance), meaning also for the Free one! VDI live migration from a storage to another It's exactly what it means: you got your VM disk on a...

VMware law suit and an Apology to the BSD camp

I started hacking on Linux without any consideration for software licensing, I did it more out of pure joy out of getting a kick out of seeing hardware work which didn't before and collaborating with an amazing set of folks. Through my years on working on Linux though I've somehow stumbled on the front lines of licensing debacles both due to reverse engineering, copyright infringement claims, and later patent considerations. The only way I can explain why I kept working on things despite its debacles is that perhaps most people give up and I guess I just don't. Its been...