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The Xen Project™ develops virtualization technologies powering the world's largest clouds in production and is the foundation of many commercial products.

Gartner Interviews Citrix’s Virtualization Guru Ian Pratt

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Cloud computing will be critically dependent on virtualization technology. Ian Pratt, one of the best known and most-respected technology leaders in the field of virtualization, explains how the compute platform will change and the impact on the IT industry. Ian Pratt is a Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge and was a senior faculty member of […]

Xen.org Releases Open Source Virtualization Hypervisor: Xen 3.3 Engine

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Xen.org has announced the release of the Xen 3.3 engine. The latest version of the open source hypervisor is now available for download from the Xen.org community site and includes enhancements that further advance its position as a fast, scalable, secure virtualization engine for the industry’s broadest range of server and PC chipsets – from […]

KVM and Xen Virtualization Solutions Cofounders Engage In War Of Words

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Xen cofounder and project lead Ian Pratt said predictions about his virtualization hypervisor’s demise to the newer kernel-based virtual machine (KVM) technology are unfounded, a by-product of his competitors’ imaginations.   “There’s no evidence for it. The Xen community is alive and well. Xen is a true hypervisor architecture that’s better for scalability, security and […]

Xen API Community Project

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Several community members have contacted me recently about the Xen-API utilities. I looked into this and discovered a great opportunity for community members looking for a project to contribute to. So, I am announcing a new community effort to complete the development of the Xen-API utilities. If you are interested in working on the Xen-API […]

Xen.org Website Update Project

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The current Xen.org website has done a nice job of allowing people in the community access to the source code, released builds, documentation, mailing lists, etc; however, I believe that Xen.org can be transformed into a vital information repository for the Xen community leveraging the latest in web technology (like that marketing speak?). To accomplish […]

Xen Summit 2008

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Anyone interested in learning more about the open source Xen solution built by the community at Xen.org can attend the North American Xen Summit in Boston, MA, June 23 – 24 as part of the USENIX 2008 Annual Technical Conference.   Xen Summit is the premier event for the open source community developing, testing, and […]

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