Archive for the 'xen' Category

Sören Bleikertz – On Amazon EC2′s Underlying Architecture

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Some description of EC2 Internals. EC2s are XEN VMs, mine is currently using Xen 3.0.3-rc5-8.1.14.f , which appears to be
F14 Xen package re-build on RHEl5.x (this is by looking at compiler version) . Some info in the article appears to a bit o…

XenDomUSupport – Xen Wiki

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

Guest Operating system support chat for XEN

Open vSwitch [Project Home Page]

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

right now ppl are using linux bridges as virtual switches for XEN/KVM VMs. Open vSwitch is an improvement over linux bridge that supports industry standard protocol and features and IOS-like CLI — [when project matures] ]you should be able trunk yo…

Man page of ddsnap [Sync LVM snapshots to backup server]

Thursday, April 15th, 2010

a way to ‘sync’ block devices in ‘rsync’ style. Useful to implement backup of xen VMs based on LVM volumes. Also see

[ENG ]Xen vs. KVM security architecture comparison [from - "Qubes - новая безопасная операционная система на базе Linux ..."]

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

Notes (exert) from Joanna Rutkowska recent paper comparing KVN and XEN architectures from security and design standpoint

Re: [Xen-devel] Red Hat dropped XEN – Xen Source [post about XEN versioning in RHEL 5]

Monday, November 9th, 2009

note from redhat engineer explaining what version of xen is used in RHEL 5.x (this is not that simple, hence this post)

Karesansui Project [XEN Web Management, GPL, RHEL/CentOS 5.x Compartable ]

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

web management for XEN, including installing, monitoring and console. Based on libvirt, written in python, ,uses JQuery for interface, tightvnc-java for console, SQLite [default], MySQL, PostgreSQL as database.

Re: [PATCH] xen: core dom0 support [] / difference between XEN and KVM /

Thursday, March 5th, 2009

Message to Kernel Mailing List about differences between XEN and KVM .

Xen Hosting Providers – ConShell

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008

list of hosting providers that host XEN (PV) images. /some host custom images/

oVirt – open virtual machine management [new project from redhat]

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

new project from redhat to provide management console for XEN, KVM [and everything that can be managed via libvirt]