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Xen.org Releases Xen 4.1 Open-Source Virtualization

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Xen.org Releases Xen 4.1 Open-Source Virtualization
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After 11 months of development and 1906 commits later (6 a day !!!), Xen.org is proud to present its new stable Xen 4.1 release. We also wanted to take this opportunity to thank the 102 individuals and 25 organisations who have contributed to the Xen codebase and the 60 individuals who made just over 400 commits to the Xen subsystem and drivers in the Linux kernel.

New Xen Features

Xen 4.1 sports the following new features:

  • A re-architected XL toolstack that is functionally nearly equivalent to XM/XEND
  • Prototype credit2 scheduler designed for latency-sensitive workloads and very large systems
  • CPU Pools for advanced partitioning
  • Support for large systems (>255 processors and 1GB/2MB super page support)
  • Support for x86 Advanced Vector eXtension (AVX)
  • New Memory Access API enabling integration of 3rd party security solutions into Xen virtualized environments
  • Even better stability through our new automated regression tests

To learn more and to read the entire article at its source, please refer to the following page, Xen 4.1 releases- blog.xen.org

  

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