The Xen Project hypervisor is developed by a worldwide community of individuals, researchers and employees of companies and that follow the Xen Project Governance process based on openness, transparency, and meritocracy. The project is supported by the Xen Project Advisory Board made up of project member companies that fund the Xen Project. You can find a contribution breakdowns under Contribution Acknowledgments.
Introduction to the Hypervisor
The following tutorial allows you to experiment with Xen running within VirtualBox: System Requirements and Setup, Exercise Script and Images and Files to download (7.7G). A more comprehensive overview is available here, including a step-by-step Beginners Guide.
Getting The Xen Project Hypervisor
Sources for Xen Project Binaries
The Xen Project Hypervisor is the basis for many commercial products. The list below is not complete and provides examples of available Xen distributions.
|Linux Distributions||You can get recent Xen binaries as packages from most Linux and Unix distributions, both open source, and commercial.|
|Commercial Server Virtualisation Products||The following commercial and open source products are available: Citrix Hypervisor (formerly XenServer), Huawei UVP, Oracle VM for x86, XCP-ng|
|Embedded Xen Distributions||The following commercial and open source products are available: Crucible Hypervisor, Virtuosity (formerly XZD), Xen Zynq|
|Xen based Security Products||The following commercial and open source products are available: Bitdefender HVI, Magrana Server, OpenXT, Qubes OS|