Xen.org Community Weekly Newsletter Vol 10 No 3

Welcome to the new Xen.org weekly newsletter with a variety of information to keep you updated on all things Xen. This newsletter is an upgrade from my previous weekly communications and is meant to offer a broader scope of Xen.org activities. Please feel free to contact me with suggestions for the newsletter.

Xen News

  • xn-Suite Released – Check out this new Xen management and monitoring utility here
  • Xen.org Mascot Contest – Win $100 by submitting the best idea for a community mascot. More here
  • Community Member Spotlight – Learn more about Pasi Karkkainen at here

Xen Events

  • SCALE 2010 in Los Angeles, CA from Feb 19-21, 2010
    • If you are interested in assisting at the booth (and showing your Xen related solution) please contact me
  • Xen Summit North America April 21-22, 2010
    • Program Committee Volunteers requested, more here
  • SouthEast LinuxFest 2010 June 12-13, 2010 in Spartanburg, SC
      Xen.org will have a booth at this event as well as a speaking session; if you are interested in showing your Xen solution or assisting at the booth please contact me

Xen Products

  • Xen Cloud Platform code update to 0.1.1 – here
  • Check out one users experience on switching to 0.1.1 – here
  • Xen 4.0 Release Candidate 2 expected early next week
  • Xen.org Community Overview Slides now available in English, Spanish, Polish, & German (Over 100 views on Slideshare.net over last 3 days)

Xen Members in Action

  • Weidong Han was super busy in xen-devel with 2 new patches and 15 responses
  • 63 new people leveraged xen-users, xen-devel, & xen-api this week
  • @xen_com_mgr twitter feed has 1,254 followers – always see RT from @XceptN with 16,925 Followers and @XenHypervisor with 1,621 Followers

Xen Weekly Statistics

  • Project Golden Ratio (here) is underway with various items being tracked. I will highlight different numbers in the newsletter with full reports to the community on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Xen.org Website Stats from Jan 14 – 21
    • 20,127 visitors to Xen.org
    • 6,558 hits on the main Xen.org product download page
    • What is Xen? Document – 861 views; How Does Xen Work Document – 460 views; Hypervisor Type Comparison Document – 407 views

Xen Weekly Statistics

The complete newsletter with all data including the summary of all xen-users/xen-devel/xen-api mailing lists can be found here