[svlug] June 19th Linux Users' Group of Davis: Xen Virtualization
nbs at sonic.net
Mon Jun 12 12:54:16 PDT 2006
The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD), will be holding a meeting on:
June 19, 2006
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The meeting will be held at:
Davis Public Library
315 East 14th St.
Davis, California 95616
Presented by: Luke S. Crawford
Xen is an Open Source virtual machine monitor for Intel-compatible
computers (the "x86" platform) that enables the execution of multiple
guest operating systems on a the same computer hardware.
Developed by the University of Cambridge, it has a design goal of being
able to run 100 full-featured operating system (OS) instances on a single
Xen provides secure isolation, resource control, quality-of-service
guarantees, and live migration of virtual machines.
Operating systems must be explicitly modified ("ported") to
run on Xen (although compatibility is maintained for user
applications). This enables Xen to achieve high-performance
virtualization without special hardware support.
For details on this meeting, visit:
For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:
Borrow Books from LUGOD:
LUGOD maintains a lending library containing nearly 150 books related
to Linux, networking, programming and other topics.
(See http://www.lugod.org/library/ for the complete list.)
If you'd like for a book to be brought to this meeting so you may
borrow it, contact: librarian at lugod.org
The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
and Free Software.
LUGOD holds regular meetings with guest speakers in Davis, California,
as well as other events in Davis and the greater Sacramento region.
Events are always free and open to the public.
Please visit our website for more details: http://www.lugod.org/
pr at lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis
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