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July 2010

Xen Wiki URL Updated

By | Announcements

As part of a larger project to revamp the entire Xen.org web infrastructure, I have created a new URL for the Xen.org Wiki -> http://wiki.xen.org. This old web address http://wiki.xensource.com…

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Measuring the effectiveness of a scheduler

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I’m working on now is an automated test framework, which will measure the effectivenes of the scheduler. This is actually a bit trickier than one might expect. You can’t simply run a workload by itself and measure its performance; for that use case, you don’t actually need a scheduler. You need to run each workload in competition with an array of other workloads, and at various levels of CPU “pressure”.

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Compiling Xen on Debian

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I came across a list of packages that are required to compile the latest version of Xen; simply run this command: apt-get install build-essential zlib1g-dev gawk gettext python-dev libssl-dev libx11-dev…

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