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XOA at Optanex - A case study

Optanex[1] is part of our Xen Orchestra partner program since 2016, located in Malta. They are our most performant partner in Europe. This case study is about the way Optanex is using Xen Orchestra in their infrastructure as well as the way they are promoting our solution to their

Why you should subscribe to Xen Orchestra

Xen Orchestra is a user friendly all in one administration tool. It allows you to effectively reduce the administration time for your infrastructure, easily delegate access to your teams and provide a complete range of backup solutions. All-in-One tool Reduce your administration time All the administration, management, backup and Cloud

Xen Project 4.10.2 and 4.9.3 are available

I am pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.10.2 and 4.9.3. Xen Project Maintenance releases are released in line with our Maintenance Release Policy. We recommend that all users of the 4.10 and 4.9 stable series update to the latest point release. These releases are available from their git repositories xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.10 (tag RELEASE-4.10.2) xenbits.xen.org/gitweb/?p=xen.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/stable-4.9 […]

Xen Orchestra 5.27

September release! And it contains a LOT of enhancements and bug fixes. Let's take a tour of what's new. Missed our backup live webinar on YouTube? Catch up here! XCP-ng 7.5: don't miss the latest news about XCP-ng: software RAID 1 support during install and even a new net

XenServer 7.6

In time for the "one release per quarter" cycle, here is XenServer 7.6! What's new? The official changelog is here. In short, experimental features from 7.5 are now considered stable. Bug fixes We are proud to say we fixed (or assisted) some issues existing in previous

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 […]

XenServer 7.6 Now Available for Download!

Hello everyone, Citrix is pleased to announce general availability of XenServer 7.6, the latest release for those following the Current Release model. For information regarding the differences between the Long-Term Service Release (LTSR) and Current Release (CR) models offered by Citrix, please refer to the article published on the Citrix blog site. 7.6 introduces official support for thin provisioning on block storage for XenServer virtual disk Storage Repositories along with Networking SR-IOV for enhanced system I/O performance. Initially available as “experimental” features in the 7.5 CR release, rapid and wide implementation of these features in production environments is anticipated as customers look to achieve...

Xen Orchestra 5.25

Note: You might have noticed that version 5.25 is immediately following the 5.22 release on our blog. This is due to changes in the way our devs are working. You will see some more changes in the "versioning" of Xen Orchestra in the next few months.

Foreshadow vulnerability on XenServer and XCP-ng

This is a recap on the latest Foreshadow vulnerability and how it affects XenServer and XCP-ng. Foreshadow, XSA-273 Yet another Intel x86 security issue… Basically, someone could steal data in RAM, outside the VM boundaries (ie: from other VMs on the same host). If you have non-trusted users in your

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 […]