An Introduction to Xen Source Code Structure and Disk in Xen

Posted on In Linux, Virtualization

Please note these slides on Xen was made in around 2013 and the Xen source code structure might have already changed a lot. Please check this as a reference to the Xen source structure only.

I have created slides from introducing Xen’s source code structure and backend and frontend drivers in Xen.

Please find the PDF version here:


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Eric Ma

Eric is a systems guy. Eric is interested in building high-performance and scalable distributed systems and related technologies. The views or opinions expressed here are solely Eric's own and do not necessarily represent those of any third parties.


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