Xen Directions Intro Slides

Xen Directions Europe 2009 Stephen Spector Xen.org Community Manager

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Xen Directions Europe 2009Stephen Spector

Xen.org Community Manager

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"I think Xen is a great product. It is easy to use. But most important is the very active community around it.

I would not say many 'issues' around using Xen, but 'challenges' are addressed there [in the community] with the things every virtual machine has to deal with. Things such as: I/O-issues, guaranteed scheduling issues, domain zero security concerns,…

The community out there is very helpful. That was a very big reason for us in selecting Xen."

Werner Vogels CTO, Amazon.com

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Xen.org Mission Statement

• Build the industry standard open source hypervisor– Core "engine" that is incorporated into multiple vendors’ products

• Maintain Xen’s industry-leading performance– Be first to exploit new hardware acceleration features

– Help OS vendors paravirtualize their OSes

• Maintain Xen’s reputation for stability and quality– Security must now be paramount

• Support multiple CPU types; big and small systems– From server to client to mobile phone

• Foster innovation• Drive interoperability

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Xen Directions Europe 2009


10:00 - 11:00 Ian Pratt Citrix Systems & Xen.org 11:00 - 11:30 Jerg Theurer HP11:30 - 12:00 Dirk Hohndel Intel12:00 - 12:30 Ruben S. Montero University of Madrid12:30 - 13:00 Christian Rothe Oracle

13:00 - 15:00 Keynote LinuxTag Event

15:00 - 15:30 Frank Kohler Citrix Systems15:30 - 16:00 Open Open16:00 - 16:30 Björn Brundert Lufthansa Systems 16:30 - 17:00 Chris Schlaeger AMD 17:00 - 17:30 Stephen Spector Citrix Systems & Xen.org17:30 - 18:00

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Thanks to the LinuxTag event team for allowing Xen.org to host our inaugural Xen

Directions event.