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Xen Project Contributor Spotlight: Stefano Stabellini

The Xen Project is comprised of a diverse set of member companies and contributors that are committed to the growth and success of the Xen Project Hypervisor. The Xen Project Hypervisor is a staple technology for server and cloud vendors, and is gaining traction in the embedded, security and...
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Xen Project Contributor Spotlight: Kevin Tian

The Xen Project is comprised of a diverse set of member companies and contributors that are committed to the growth and success of the Xen Project Hypervisor. The Xen Project Hypervisor is a staple technology for server and cloud vendors, and is gaining traction in the embedded, security and...
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Xen Project Member Spotlight: Bitdefender

The Xen Project is comprised of a diverse set of member companies and contributors that are committed to the growth and success of the Xen Project Hypervisor. The Xen Project Hypervisor is a staple technology for server and cloud vendors, and is gaining traction in the embedded, security and...
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Florian Schmidt
In this talk from Xen Summit, Florian Schmidt, a researcher at NEC Europe, describes uniprof, a unikernel performance profiler that can also be used for debugging.

uniprof: Transparent Unikernel for Performance Profiling and Debugging

Unikernels are small and fast and give Docker a run for its money, while at the same time still giving stronger features of isolation, says Florian Schmidt, a researcher at NEC Europe, who has developed uniprof, a unikernel performance profiler that can also be used for debugging. Schmidt explained...
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Xen Hypervisor Patched for Privilege Escalation and Information Leak Flaws

The Xen Project has fixed five new vulnerabilities in the widely used Xen virtualization hypervisor. The flaws could allow attackers to break out of virtual machines and access sensitive information from host systems. According to an analysis by the security team of Qubes OS, an operating system...
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Lars Kurth
Lars Kurth explains what he will be covering in his upcoming talks at Open Source Summit in Los Angeles.

A Realistic Approach to Mixing Open Source Licenses

At the upcoming Open Source Summit in Los Angeles, Lars Kurth, director of Open Source Solutions at Citrix and chair of the Advisory Board of the Xen Project at The Linux Foundation, will be delivering a wealth of practical advice in two conference talks. The first talk is “Mixed License FOSS...
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How Google Turned Open Source Into A Key Differentiator For Its Cloud Platform

Open source software has come of its age. Today it’s impossible to think of a platform company that doesn’t have an open source strategy. Even Microsoft – a company that once compared open source to cancer – has embraced it fully. Of course, we have companies like CloudBees, Red Hat and Docker that...
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Xen Linux
A lot of the work of adding new functionality to Xen is done in the Linux kernel. We look at some highlights of Xen related work that's been done in the past year and what’s expected in the near future.

Xen Related Work in the Linux Kernel: Current and Future Plans

The Linux kernel contains a lot of code support for Xen. This code isn't just meant to optimize Linux to run as a virtualized guest. As a type 1 hypervisor, Xen relies a lot on the support of the operating system running as dom0. Although other operating systems can be used as dom0, Linux is the...
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What’s New in the Xen Project Hypervisor 4.9?

The Xen Project Hypervisor 4.9 release focuses on advanced features for embedded, automotive and native-cloud-computing use cases, enhanced boot configurations for more portability across different hardware platforms, the addition of new x86 instructions to hasten machine learning computing, and...
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Rkt and Xen
The rkt community recently gained stage1-xen, a new stage1 based on the Xen Project hypervisor.

Cloud Native Apps and Security: The Case for CoreOS Rkt and Xen

CoreOS's rkt started at the beginning of 2014 as a security-focused alternative to Docker. The project aimed to create a signature verification of cloud-native apps by default; the intention was to guarantee the integrity of the apps. It also stepped away from the central-daemon design of Docker,...
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