Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) 1.0 Beta is available from is pleased to announce the XCP 1.0 beta release. Download it here:

New features since XCP 0.5 include:

VMPR – VM protection and recovery (scheduled backup of VMs via snapshot/export)
XenCenter integration
VastSky SM backend integration
Local storage caching (to reduce load on shared storage)
Boot-from-SAN with multipathing
Better guest support – Ubuntu templates, RHEL 6 templates
blktap2 rather than blktap1

Please test and let us know if you find any problems, so we can include fixes in the final 1.0 release.

For user-related questions/comments: (include [XCP] in the subject) or ##xen on Freenode

For development-related questions/comments: or #xen-api on Freenode

Feel free to leave comments here or contact me ( directly with any other questions.


Updated to add:

Xen Community Manager Search

Quick update on the community manager search. We’ve interviewed a number of candidates, all of whom look very promising. We’re going to be discussing them soon, and hopefully sending out offers within a reasonable time frame after that. So stay tuned!