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.
July 13, 2012
Citrix will add shared-nothing storage live migration to XenServer, to compete with Microsoft's Hyper-V.
November 05, 2008
With customers clamoring for Windows applications on the iPhone, Citrix Systems' will soon deliver, enabling users to display Windows apps and full desktops on the Apple device.
October 15, 2008
Using the Open Virtualization Format standard, Citrix Systems' Project Kensho toolkit packages virtual appliances so they can be used on different hypervisors and clouds.
Citrix XenServer Get Started
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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
Evaluate Citrix XenServer Vendors & Products
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Hypervisors such as VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, Citrix Hypervisor, RHV and Oracle VM Server for x86 provide value to enterprise-level data centers in different ways. Continue Reading
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
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
Follow these steps to use Citrix XenServer's physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversion module, and learn when using third-party P2V tools would be a be better option. XenServer's module only works with certain operating system, such as Red Hat Enterprise... Continue Reading
Problem Solve Citrix XenServer Issues
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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
If you're a VMware admin, don't just stick with what you know. Understanding the XenServer CLI can come in handy if you have to master XenServer management. Continue Reading