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Citrix XenServer News
June 03, 2016
In an attempt to close the gap in the race for hypervisor supremacy, Citrix rolled out XenServer 7 in May 2016.
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.
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Citrix XenServer is an open source server virtualization platform based on the Xen hypervisor. Continue Reading
Xen is the open source hypervisor included in the Linux kernel and, as such, it is available in all Linux distributions. Continue Reading
The vSphere vs. Hyper-V debate overshadows Xen vs. KVM, but open source hypervisor comparison requires the same deliberation. Continue Reading
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There is a free, easy-to-obtain version of Citrix XenServer, but additional features and commercial support from Citrix -- which some shops might need -- require a license. Continue Reading
A new open source fork of Citrix XenServer includes many features proprietary hypervisors offer, but it's not likely to displace market leaders any time soon. Continue Reading
In the open source arena, there are many options for Xen, but XenServer includes the XenCenter management console. Read these expert tips before installing it. Continue Reading
Manage Citrix XenServer
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
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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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
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
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