[Balug-talk] June 19th Linux Users' Group of Davis: Xen Virtualization

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Mon Jun 12 12:54:09 PDT 2006


The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD), will be holding a meeting on:

  Monday
  June 19, 2006
  6:30pm - 9:00pm


The meeting will be held at:

  Davis Public Library
  Blanchard room
  315 East 14th St.
  Davis, California 95616


Presentation:

  Xen Virtualization

  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
    typical computer.

    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:

  http://www.lugod.org/meeting/


For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:

  http://www.lugod.org/meeting/library/


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


About LUGOD:

  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/


-- 
Bill Kendrick
pr at lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis
http://www.lugod.org/

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