Open Source Mirage OS 1.0 Built with Xen for the Cloud
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Mirage is a "library operating system," which means that it can run on any target for which a suitable bootloader and drivers exist, Anil Madhavapeddy, project lead for the Mirage OS subproject effort within the Xen Project, explained to eWEEK.
Xen is an open-source hypervisor technology project that became a Linux Foundation Collaboration project earlier this year. As a Collaboration Project, Xen benefits from the open-source expertise, leadership and guidance of the Linux Foundation in growing and evolving open-source projects.
Madhavapeddy said the Mirage OS 1.0 release is the first stable toolkit release that is sufficient to self-host its infrastructure on the Internet.