By Honglin Su-Oracle on Jun 27, 2016
We are happy to share that the upstream development from the Xen Project,
a project hosted at The Linux Foundation. As many of you know that the Xen Project Hypervisor has been customized and optimized
to integrate into the larger, Oracle-developed virtualization server - Oracle VM Server for x86. Oracle's contributions to Xen Project and the collaboration with the community have demonstrated Oracle's commitment to help our customers build their open cloud infrastructure.
Xen Project 4.7 is the latest release that minimizes downtime and improves the user experience with non-disruptive security patching, and includes security enhancements for embedded, automotive, IoT and new security use cases.The Xen Project powers more than 10 million users across enterprise and cloud computing in addition to embedded and mobile devices. Major contributions for this release come from AMD, ARM, Bitdefender, Bosch, Broadcom, Citrix, Fujitsu, GlobalLogic, Huawei, Intel, Linaro, Netflix, Novetta, NSA, Oracle, Red Hat, Star Lab, SUSE, Xilinx, and a number of universities and individuals. Xen Project’s functionality continues to evolve to serve new compute infrastructures such as mobile, hyper-scale computing, massive workloads, security-intensive applications, embedded computing, cloud computing, hosting providers, and hardware appliances.
For more details about the Xen Project 4.7, read the announcement from the Linux Foundation.