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Thursday, February 19 • 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Xen Project 4.5 and Beyond - Lars Kurth, Citrix

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The 4.5 release no a minor "point" update: it is one of the most feature-rich releases in the project's history. It contains several important additions. Most notably, new Xen PVH virtualization mode now supports running as dom0, enhanced support for Remus, significant ARM architecture updates, security improvements, real-time scheduling, support for Intel Cache Monitoring Technology (CMT), as well as improvements for automotive and embedded use-cases. Other enhancements include additional support for FreeBSD, systemd support, additional libvirt support, the release of Mirage OS 2.0, and more.

Besides giving an overview of Xen 4.5, we will explain the project's roadmap process and share what's ahead for 2015: such as improved OpenStack integration and hotpatching (applying security fixes without the need to reboot).


Lars Kurth

Director, Citrix
Lars Kurth had his first contact with the open source community in 1997 when he worked on various parts of the ARM toolchain. This experience led Lars to become a passionate open source enthusiast who worked with and for many open source communities over the past 19 years. Lars contributed to projects such as GCC, Eclipse, Symbian and Xen and became the open source community manager for Xen.org in 2011 and later chairman of the Xen Project... Read More →

Thursday February 19, 2015 2:40pm - 3:30pm
Dry Creek Valley Ballroom II

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