According to Heise Online, the new free XEN version 3.3.0 is now available for download.

Basically the new version come with 2.6.18 kernel version of Linux as the host system.

The Xen 3.3.0 features including:

  • Power management (P & C states) in the hypervisor
  • HVM emulation domains (qemu-on-minios) for better scalability, performance and security
  • PVGrub: boot PV kernels using real GRUB inside the PV domain
  • Better PV performance: domain lock removed from pagetable-update paths
  • Shadow3: optimisations to make this the best shadow pagetable algorithm yet, making HVM performance better than ever
  • Hardware Assisted Paging enhancements: 2MB page support for better TLB locality
  • CPUID feature levelling: allows safe domain migration across systems with different CPU models
  • PVSCSI drivers for SCSI access direct into PV guests
  • HVM framebuffer optimisations: scan for framebuffer updates more efficiently
  • Device passthrough enhancements
  • Full x86 real-mode emulation for HVM guests on Intel VT: supports a much wider range of legacy guest OSes
  • New qemu merge with upstream development
  • Many other changes in both x86 and IA64 ports

Download Xen 3.3 datasheet

Download Xen 3.3.0 official source distribution tarball

Download Linux 2.6.18 with Xen 3.3.0 support source tarball