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[Xen-users] Weekly Xen.org Community Update

Xen.org Community:


In an effort to reach out to a wider community audience, I am going to do a weekly email to the xen-users and xen-community mailing lists with major highlights from the week. Feel free to comment on any community efforts to me directly or in the public blog (http://blog.xen.org). Thanks.


April 28 – May 2 Community Highlights


·         Xen History Update – 2 great comments were added about the name choice of “Xen” – (http://blog.xen.org/index.php/2008/03/21/history-of-xen-architecture-part-4/)

o    NOTE: I take great pride in working on a project that has associated roots with the great book Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Pirsig - (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zen_and_the_Art_of_Motorcycle_Maintenance)

·         Xen.org Xen API Community Development Project – (http://blog.xen.org/index.php/2008/04/28/xen-api-community-project/)

o   Project Kick-off Meeting: Thursday May 15 at 4pm EST (http://blog.xen.org/index.php/2008/05/08/xen-api-community-project-update/)

·         Virtualization MiniSummit at linuxsymposium in Ottawa, Canada – (http://blog.xen.org/index.php/2008/05/07/virtualization-mini-summit-july-22-2008-at-linuxsymposium-2008/)

·         Xen.org Website Update Project – (http://blog.xen.org/index.php/2008/04/10/xenorg-website-update-project/)

o    Initial draft of community profile with web requirements is available in Word and OpenOffice for feedback

·         Xen Summit 2008 Boston (June 23- 24) – (http://xen.org/xensummit)

o    Topic Submission Extended until May 16, 2008! Send topics to stephen.spector@xxxxxxx

o    Event Registration: https://db.usenix.org/cgi-bin/Conference/xen08/reg.cgi

o    Hotel Registration: (http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/USENIX2008)

o    Current Topics for Xen Summit: (http://xen.org/files/xensummitagenda.pdf)

o    Xen Summit is co-located with USENIX Annual Technical Conference; all Xen Summit attendees receive a $75 discount for USENIX

·         Xen Bug Tracking Project – (http://wiki.xensource.com/xenwiki/XenBugs)


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Stephen Spector

Sr. Program Manager, Xen.org




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