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Xen Virtualization by Prabhakar Chaganti

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Chapter 9. Xen Future

In this chapter we will discuss some of the recent enhancements and ideas based on Xen. Most of these are still evolving or are fairly new and will likely change over time. We will discuss the following technologies in this chapter:

  • Libvirt
  • VMcasting

Libvirt

Libvirt is a virtualization API for interacting with the various virtualization implementations (http://libvirt.org/index.html). It is essentially a C API, but provides bindings for a variety of languages, Python being the best supported. It is very actively maintained and supported by the open-source community. In its present form it provides support for accessing Xen virtualization, KVM, and QEMU. However, it is built to be framework independent and provide support for ...

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