XCP-ng – high performance enterprise level virtualization platform

XCP-ng is a high performance enterprise level virtualization platform with a rich ecosystem. XCP-ng stands for Xen Cloud Platform – New Generation.

XCP-ng was originally based on XenServer, Citrix Hypervisor.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Multi-server management – manage, monitor, and administer all of your infrastructure in a single agentless web interface by using Xen Orchestra.
  • Live migrate your VMs all around the world, without interruption. Select a new storage repository for a VM’s disks then moving them live without downtime.
  • Live VDI migration.
  • Scalability – grow your own Cloud with more hosts when needed.
  • Secure – control your VMs on your own baremetal, no neighbors
  • Dynamic Memory Control – automatically adjusts the memory available for use by a guest VM’s operating system
  • Live patching – patch hypervisors without needing to migrate, shut down or suspend VMs.
  • USB Passthrough.
  • SR-IOV Networking – enables single root I/O virutalization (SR-IOV) – allows a single PCI device to appear as multiple PCI devices on the physical system.
  • GPU Passthrough – enables 3D graphics deployment within VMs and VDI.

Website: xcp-ng.org
Support: Documentation, Forum, GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Xen Project incubation project hosted by the Linux Foundation
License: GNU General Public License Version 2

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