Category archive for outreachy

GSoC and Outreachy 2018 retrospective

23 Jan 2019

QEMU participates in open source internship programs including Google Summer of Code (GSoC) and Outreachy. These full-time remote work opportunities allow talented new developers to get involved in our community. This post highlights what our interns achieved in 2018.

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QEMU 4.0 adds micro:bit emulation support

22 May 2019

micro:bit emulation support is available from QEMU 4.0 onwards and can be used for low-level software testing and development. Unlike existing micro:bit simulators, QEMU performs full-system emulation and actually runs the same ARM code as the real hardware. This blog post explains what full-system emulation means and why QEMU is now a useful tool for developing micro:bit software.

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Announcing Outreachy 2020 internships

06 Feb 2020

QEMU is participating in Outreachy again this year! Outreachy is an open source internship program for anyone who faces under-representation, systemic bias, or discrimination in the technology industry. Outreachy offers full-time remote work opportunities for talented new developers wishing to get involved in our community.

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Introduction to Zoned Storage Emulation

17 Nov 2022 — by Sam Li

This summer I worked on adding Zoned Block Device (ZBD) support to virtio-blk as part of the Outreachy internship program. QEMU hasn’t directly supported ZBDs before so this article explains how they work and why QEMU needed to be extended.

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