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Re: [Xen-users] [XCP] new version available

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 01:25:07PM -0800, Grant McWilliams wrote:
>    On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 1:12 PM, Dave Scott <[1]Dave.Scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>    wrote:
>      [previously posted to xen-devel@ and xen-api@ but this might be of
>      interest to xen-users@ too]
>      Hi,
>      I've refreshed the Xen Cloud Platform (XCP) .isos on [2]xen.org with a
>      new
>      development snapshot (labelled version 0.1.1). XCP is a collaborative
>      effort to build a complete cloud infrastructure platform, complete with
>      a powerful management stack, standards-based APIs, support for
>      multi-tenancy and much more. See:
>    This sounds like an interesting project but I'm not sure how it fits in
>    the overall picture. Would you say it's basically Xen 3.4.2 with a bunch
>    of included software or more than that? I guess what I'm wondering is why
>    I'd move over from running a stock Xen 3.4.2 system
>    to XCP. What advantages will I have?

XCP supports managing pools of Xen hosts with the included management
tools (xe) and the xapi, not just a single dom0 like the normal 
'hypervisor-only' Xen.

Check the XCP documentation to get an idea.

-- Pasi

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