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July 2013

Xen Project Advances Open Source Virtualization with New Release

By | Press Releases

ARM server support and new security, performance and scalability updates headline the Xen Project 4.3 release

SAN FRANCISCO, July 9, 2013 – The Xen Project, a Collaborative Project hosted at The Linux Foundation, today announced the availability of Xen Project hypervisor version 4.3.

The Xen Project powers more than 10 million users across enterprise and cloud computing in addition to embedded and mobile devices. Xen Project is backed by some of the largest names in computing including Amazon Web Services, AMD, Google, Oracle, Intel and many other hardware and hosting service providers. The Xen Project open source virtualization platform is licensed under the GPLv2 with a similar governance structure to the Linux kernel.

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Xen Project Releases Mirage OS, Welcomes ARM as Newest Member

By | Press Releases

Lightweight Mirage OS maximizes features for secure, cost-effective and high-performance cloud and mobile services

SAN FRANCISCO, December 9, 2013 – The Xen Project, a Collaborative Project hosted at The Linux Foundation, today announced the first release of Mirage OS. Mirage OS v1.0 is a unikernel for constructing secure, cost-effective and high-performance network applications that run across a variety of cloud computing and mobile platforms. The Xen Project today is also announcing that ARM is joining the project.

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Schrödinger's Cat in a (Xen) Virtualzed 'Box'

By | Security, Uncategorized

Yes, apparently Schrödinger’s cat is alive, as the latest release of Fedora — Fedora 19, codename Schrödinger’s cat– as been released on July 2nd, and that even happened quite on time. So, apparently, putting the cat “in a box” and all the stuff was way too easy, and that’s why we are bringing the challenge to the next level: do you dare putting Schrödinger’s cat “in a virtual box”?
In other words, do you dare install Fedora 19 within a Xen virtual machine? And if yes, how about doing that using Fedora 19 itself as Dom0?

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