back to article Xen 4.8 debuts, gives ARM servers vendors a reason to hope

A new version of the Xen Project's hypervisor has emerged blinking into the light. The Project reckons the best bit of version 4.8 is support for live patching of ARMv8-A CPUs, noting that such silicon is likely to appear in servers. And server users, of course, love anything that avoids operational disruptions. So Xen has …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    ISTR

    AWS uses Xen in modified form, so will Amazon start gazing in the direction of ARM?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: ISTR

      Start? They've been well down that path for quite some time now.

      http://www.wsj.com/articles/amazon-in-advanced-talks-to-buy-israels-annapurna-labs-1421936575

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