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Xen 4.3.0 released

Today on the Xenproject.org web site was announced that Xen 4.3.0 has been released. Xen 4.3 is the work of just over 9 months of development, with 1362 changesets containing changes to over 136128 lines of code, made by 90 individuals from 27 different organizations and 25 unaffiliated individual developers. New features from the Release […]

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Citrix Extends Open Source Strategy with XenServer

Today in a press release Citrix announced the next step in its commitment to driving the development of open source platforms with the availability of a full featured, open-source, freely available XenServer 6.2 offering. Citrix is also introducing a new XenServer.org community portal to foster innovation, collaboration and third-party integration from a diverse developer and partner […]

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Citrix and Industry Leaders Usher in New Era for Open Source Xen

This week in a press release Citrix and The Linux Foundation announced that open source community development for the Xen virtualization platform will become a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project. Leveraging its proven model of collaborative development for the new Xen Project initiative. The Linux Foundation will provide infrastructure, guidance and a collaborative network. The neutral, member-led community […]

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Xen Cloud Platform 1.6 Release

Yesterday Xen.org announced the release of Xen Cloud Platform 1.6. This is a virtualization platform for companies to create and manage virtual infrastructures for servers, desktops and clouds. XCP 1.6 strengthens its server virtualization feature set for datacenter consolidation and simplifies the path to cloud computing with advanced virtual machine migration, enhanced networking and security. […]

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Xen Hypervisor 4.2.0 Released

Recently on the xen.org community site the release of Xen Hypervisor 4.2.0. was announced. According to the post this release is the culmination of 18 months and almost 2900 commits and almost 300K lines of code of development effort, by 124 individuals from 43 organizations. Highlighted new features from the Xen 4.2.0 release page include: […]

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Xen 3.4.4 Update Release

On the Xen Community blog today they announced a Xen 3.4.4 Update Release. This is an update to the 3.4.x series. From the blog announcement highlights of the 3.4.4 release include: Security enhancements including CVE-2011-1583 Support for AMD Family 15h (Bulldozer) CPUs Various bux fixes and performances improvements Performances and stability improvements Various bux fixes […]

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Xen 4.1.1 Maintenance Release Available

The Xen.org community as recently made available the 4.1.1 Maintenance Release. Xen.org develops the Xen hypervisor under the General Public License (GPL) as an opernsource hypervisor offering. Xen 4.1.1 is a maintenance release in the 4.1 series and contains: Security fixes including CVE-2011-1583 and CVE-2011-1898 Enhancements to guest introspection (VM single stepping support for very […]

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