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Citrix XenServer News
May 16, 2014
In this podcast, we shed light on Citrix and VMware end-user product roadmaps with a recent news recap and an interview with VMware CTO Kit Colbert.
June 25, 2013
Citrix is giving away the whole XenServer kit and caboodle in an attempt to win over cloud providers and the businesses they serve.
July 13, 2012
Citrix will add shared-nothing storage live migration to XenServer, to compete with Microsoft's Hyper-V.
April 04, 2012
Open source Xen initially caused a stir in the industry, but a series of moves from Linux vendors has stunted the hypervisor’s adoption rate.
Citrix XenServer Get Started
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The vSphere vs. Hyper-V debate overshadows Xen vs. KVM, but open source hypervisor comparison requires the same deliberation. Continue Reading
Virtualization ultimately saves you money, but you need to front costs first -- or do you? We asked an expert to explain free hypervisor options. Continue Reading
This section outlines Citrix's reasons for publishing the XenServer source code, how open-sourcing affects the virtualization landscape and the advantages of XenServer. Continue Reading
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Open source Xen was once at the top of the mountain but fell off shortly thereafter. Where does it stand in today’s market? Continue Reading
To find the best hypervisor technology, first decide whether you want a hosted or bare-metal virtualization hypervisor. Continue Reading
Citrix XenServer is the fastest-growing hypervisor on the market, thanks to the popularity of XenApp and XenDesktop. But that's not the only reason for XenServer's recent momentum. Continue Reading
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Disclosure: My company is a VMware reseller. What I have found is as follows: VMware: - Easier to setup, established product, works with most...Continue Reading
Switched from Citrix XEN and EMC VMWare: No downtime when node needs service but web interface could be simplifiedPowered by IT Central Station
Use Of Solution: I have been using the solution since February 2010. Valuable Features: Live migration. Improvements To Organization: With...Continue Reading
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Valuable Features: RHEV costs are very low compared to other Virtualization products. RHEV hypervisor supports up to 160 cores and up to 2 TB of...Continue Reading
Manage Citrix XenServer
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You can make Citrix XenServer management easier by using Windows PowerShell cmdlets. The XenServer PowerShell snap-in is handy for automating tasks. Continue Reading
If you’re a VMware administrator, you may not have ventured outside the VMware realm. But learning XenServer management with the command line can round out your infrastructure skills. Continue Reading
Virtualization expert Eric Siebert discusses VMware's controversial vSphere licensing policy on This Week in Virtualization, our weekly news podcast. Continue Reading
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After falling out of favor among many Linux distributions, the Xen hypervisor may be on the verge of a comeback, courtesy of the Linux Foundation. Continue Reading
With XenServer PowerShell cmdlets, sometimes basic commands aren’t enough. Keep these advanced scripts in your arsenal for slicker management. Continue Reading
The hypervisor market constantly grows and changes, but don’t let that overwhelm you. Knowledge is power when it comes to virtualization decisions. Continue Reading