Monthly Archives: May 2012

XCP in Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS: “apt-get install xcp-xapi“

Canonical’s release of Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS now includes support for the Xen Hypervisor (version 4.1.2), Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) packages and XCP OpenStack plug-ins. The inclusion of the Xen Cloud Platform packages into Ubuntu Server 12.04 LTS makes Xen more easily accessible to Ubuntu users and adds a wealth of enterprise virtualization functionality.

XCP Benefits for Ubuntu Users:

  • Ubuntu users can get started with Xen and stay up-to-date through the native Ubuntu package management system and update service
  • Ubuntu users are now able to make use of enterprise virtualization functionality such as Host Pools, Storage Repositories, Performance Monitoring, Host Plugins, Guest VM Templates and Open vSwitch integration (for a detailed list see the XCP feature matrix).
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