back to article XCP-NG project teases DPU-as-a-Service on Scaleway cloud

Vates, the company behind the open-source XCP-NG project that revived of the Xen Cloud Platform and Xen server, has decided to build a product to run on Data Processing Units, aka SmartNICs. As The Register has detailed over the last year, Data Processing Units (DPUs) are small-but-powerful computers that reside on a network …

  1. sitta_europea

    "As The Register has detailed over the last year, Data Processing Units (DPUs) are small-but-powerful computers that reside on a network adapter and are designed to relieve servers’ CPUs of dull-but-necessary work like running I/O and security."

    Talk like that'll gety'a killed.

  2. man_iii

    Userland dreams

    XCP-ng 8.x doesnt like my NUC10i7BEH box and wont boot UEFI on it. I went with openSuSE 15.3 and never looked back.

    It will take a lot of improvements to the XCP-ng user ezperience before I am convinced to even download the ISO and try again.

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