The Xen Project is focused on advancing virtualization in a number of different commercial and open source applications, including server virtualization, Infrastructure as a Services (IaaS), desktop virtualization, security applications, embedded and hardware appliances, and automotive/aviation.


Xen Project software is extremely versatile and customizable due to its unique architecture bringing the power of virtualization everywhere.


The No. 1 choice for the largest hyperscale clouds in the industry, including Amazon Web Service, Tencent, and Alibaba Cloud, Oracle Cloud, Rackspace’s public cloud and IBM SoftLayer.


The safest and most reliable hypervisor to use for security-first environments due to lean architecture, advanced security features, and an industry-leading security disclosure process.


Maturity, isolation, security features, real-time support, fault-tolerance, and a flexible architecture make the Xen Project hypervisor a perfect match for embedded and automotive systems.

Latest Updates From Xen Project

Xen Summit: Running Xen without Direct Map

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This talk was given by Hongyan Xia & David Woodhouse of Amazon at the 2020 Xen Project Developer and Design Summit. With the rising number of speculation vulnerabilities in CPUs,…

Arm Contributions to Xen Based Safety Systems

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Arm, a member of the Xen project, has made valuable contributions to the Xen Project through the years. In this talk, Bertrand Marquis, Principal Software Engineer, Arm Ltd, highlights some…

Xen on Raspberry Pi 4 adventures

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The Xen Project is excited to share that the Xen Hypervisor now runs on Raspberry Pi. This is an exciting step for both hobbyists and industries. Read more to learn…

Cache Coloring: Interference-free Real-time Virtualization

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At this year’s Xen Developer and Design Summit, Stefano Stabellini from Xilinx gave a talk on Cache Coloring, a new feature for Xen that helps better support real-time workloads.  Many…

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