Xen 3.0.5 to expose management APIs, 3.0.6 to support Intel VT-d

Quoting from CRN:

The Xen project will soon release an API for developing high-end management features like those in VMware’s VMotion and Virtual Infrastructure 3 platform.
At the annual Xen Summit held this week at IBM’s Watson facility in Yorkstown, N.Y., the open-source project leaders said the Xen 3.05 update with the new API and enhanced 64-bit support would be available within a few weeks.

The 3.06 update with support for Intel’s VT-d and possibly AMD’s VT-d will be available in the next two to three months, said Ian Pratt, project lead.

The ability to do library relocations of Windows guests, another new feature in the 3.05 update, is significant because it will allow the dynamic relocation of Windows workload, essential for ISVs to offer VMotion-like features, Pratt said. The Xen software has supported library locations for Linux for several years, he added…

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