Xen Linux Guests Could Be Faster With Linux 4.13

The Xen feature updates have been submitted for the Linux 4.13 kernel merge window.

New for Xen virtualization in Linux 4.13 is support for greater than 32 virtual CPUs at domain restore as well as some new sysfs nodes are exposed related to Xen. Exciting us the most is also “some performance tuning” around running Linux as a Xen guest.