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Latest Xen Project Blog Posts

Xen Project Hypervisor Power Management: Suspend-to-RAM on Arm Architectures

This is the second part of the Xen Project Hypervisor series on power management. The first article focused on how virtualization and power management are coalescing into an energy-aware hypervisor. In this post, the focus is on a project that was started to lay the foundation for full-scale power management for applications involving the Xen […]

Xen Project Hypervisor: Virtualization and Power Management are Coalescing into an Energy-Aware Hypervisor

Power management in the Xen Project Hypervisor historically targets server applications to improve power consumption and heat management in data centers reducing electricity and cooling costs. In the embedded space, the Xen Project Hypervisor faces very different applications, architectures and power-related requirements, which focus on battery life, heat, and size. Although the same fundamental principles […]

Xen Project 4.8.4 is available!

I am pleased to announce the release of the Xen 4.8.4. Xen Project maintenance releases are released in line with our Maintenance Release Policy. We recommend that all users of the 4.8 stable series update to the latest point release. The release is available from its git repositories xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.8 (tag RELEASE-4.8.4) or from the Xen […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

XCP-ng updates from Xen Orchestra

You may already know: we decided to include a better update mechanism in XCP-ng (vs XenServer). We are using the CentOS method with yum. However it would also be interesting to update directly from a UI, and also to avoid updating each host one by one. Guess what? That's why

qcontrol 0.5.6

Fix for kernels which have permissions 0200 (write-only) on gpio export device. Updates to systemd unit files. Update to README for (not so) new homepage (thanks to Martin Michlmayr). Add a configuration option in the examples to handle QNAP devices which lack a fan (Debian bug #712841, thanks to Martin Michlmayr for the patch and to Axel Sommerfeldt). Get it from git or http://www.hellion.org.uk/qcontrol/releases/0.5.6/. The Debian package will be uploaded shortly.