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Latest Xen Project Blog Posts

Google Summer of Code Project, TinyVMI: Porting LibVMI to Mini-OS

This blog post comes from Lele Ma, a Ph.D. student at William and Mary. He was recently a Google Summer of Code Intern working on the Honeynet Project.  Introduction This post introduces the project I worked on with Honeynet Project at Google Summer of Code this year. The project of TinyVMI is to port a […]

Get an Introduction to Working with the Xen Project Hypervisor and More at Open Source Summit #OSSummit

Open Source Summit is the premier event to get introduced to open source and to learn more about the trends that are surrounding this space. This year’s Open Source Summit will be held in Vancouver, BC from August 29 – 31. The event covers a wide range of topics from blockchain to security to virtualization […]

Killing Processes that Don’t Want to be Killed

This article originally appeared on lwn.net. Suppose you have a program running on your system that you don’t quite trust. Maybe it’s a program submitted by a student to an automated grading system. Or maybe it’s a QEMU device model running in a Xen control domain ("domain 0" or “dom0”), and you want to make sure […]

Latest Planet Blog Posts

Full stack power

This is the story on a epic bug hunt. Our XCP-ng knowledge demonstrates that we could solve a nasty XenServer regression that critically impacted Xen Orchestra backups. And this was solved in a very short time frame. When you are able to master the full stack, from the hypervisor to

Xen 4.11 is available

Xen Hypervisor 4.11 is now available, after 1206 commits from 406 patches. What's inside? The full official Xen blog post can be read here. Increased security You're probably aware of the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Xen 4.11 was focused on finding solutions to mitigate them. "XPTI"