Xen 4.0 Release Information

At Xen Summit Asia 2009 Keir Fraser presented the latest on the Xen 4.0 release. The complete presentation is here. For those of you looking for the quick highlights, here you are:

  • Release Date: Expected release in early Q1 2010 (January/February)
  • Significant Features
    • Dom0 Kernal – PVOps (more info in Jeremy’s presentation)
    • Virtual Block Devices – blktap2
    • High Availability – remus
    • Network Performance – netchannel2
    • Page Sharing Across VMs
    • Toolstack Consolidation – libxenlight

Stay tuned to this blog for the latest on Xen 4.0.