Planet Hypervisor

Download server change for Xen releases

The official way to get the Xen hypervisor and other Xen Project downloads is via the the https://www.xenproject.org/ website. If you get Xen via the links on the website, you do not need to read the rest of this message. We are aware that some users have been visiting the download server directly. That download […]

Solution of one system of equations in boolean variables via bitmasks in regards of training for Unified State Examination in Informatics (Russia)

In brief, bitmasks are supposed to be a core tool for solution of systems of equations in Boolean variables versus method suggested at https://inf-ege.sdamgia.ru/test?theme=264 for task 11 which is pretty much similar to sample been analyzed bellow ************************************* Original task looks like :- ************************************* Determine total number of corteges {x1,…,x9,y1,….,y9} which and only which satisfy […]

XOA at The Joint BioEnergy Institute - A case study

Want to know more about XOA usage by our customers? Then read our case studies!

Announcing Xen Project 4.9 RC and Test Day Schedule

Today, we created Xen 4.9 RC1 and will release a new release candidate every week, until we declare a release candidate as the final candidate and cut the Xen 4.9 release. We will also hold a Test Day every TUESDAY for the release candidate that was released the week prior to the Test Day starting […]

Xen Project 4.8.1 is available

I am pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.8.1. 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 repository http://xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.8 (tag RELEASE-4.8.1) or from the XenProject download […]

Q&A with GlobalLogic on the Xen Project and Automotive Virtualization

The Xen Project is commonly used in embedded scenarios due to its security features, light-weight architecture and open source community. These core attributes are now making it more pervasive in the automotive industry, which has similar demands to the embedded industry, especially when it comes to security requirements. To better understand how the Xen Project […]

Creating backups with XenServer

Backup is an essential part of the business workflow for many of our customers - be it SMB, Enterprise Server Virtualisation or Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Making the backup experience smoother is high up on our wishlist at XenServer Engineering and the delivery of improved VM import/export performance in XS 7.1 shows our commitment to that end. To continue improving our services supporting the backup ecosystem, we would like to better understand how you use backup with XenServer   How often do you backup? Do you have multiple jobs for monthly, weekly, daily backups? How do you create your backups? Use VM Export to backup...

Xen Hypervisor to be Rewritten

The hypervisor team has come to the conclusion that using the C programming language, which is 45 years old as of writing, is not a good idea for the long term success of the project. C, without doubt, is ridden with quirks and undefined behaviours. Even the most experienced developers find this collection of powerful […]

Xen Orchestra 5.7

XOSAN compatible with XS 7.1 and a lot of improvements!

XenCenter 7.1 update now available!

A hotfix (XS71E001) has been released for customers using XenCenter as the management console for their XenServer 7.1 virtual environments.  This hotfix offers improvements in XenCenter UI responsiveness, as well as several fixes associated with host health check analysis, status reports and updates. Additional information pertaining to this hotfix can be found here. As always, we encourage customers read the hotfix release notes and install the hotfix to avoid any of the issues described in the notes.