• NAS or SAN?

    We have a need to run numerous virtual servers from a NAS/SAN. The questions is, which should we choose? THe product we support (Citrix XenServer) supports either for backend virtual system storage and can run VM's from either. Currently, our needs are small. We have about 10 virtual servers that...

    Isdpcman20 pointsBadges:
  • What’s the best way to detect my virtualized OS from an application?

    I'm trying to find out whether or not my application is running with a virtualized OS instance. I've been searching online for the past few weeks and I found that VMware implements an invalid x86 instruction to return info about itself and VirtualPC uses a magic number / I/O port (with an IN...

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • Which virtualization product is the best?

    Hi, anybody has any idea which virtualization product is the best? VMware. Xen. I am still confiusing with each one, anybody has experience in one of them. Do recomend us to wait until Microsoft Windows 2008 birth. Many thanks. Eyad.

    Windows System5 pointsBadges:
  • Virtual Server CPU compatability

    Can you mix a Intel xeon and I7 CPU in a FORCED resource pool?

    Reasonb5 pointsBadges:
  • Desktop Virtualization: SAN boot infrastructures

    Does it make sense to SAN boot infrastructure servers like Citrix DDC, PVS , Xenapp, SQL servers, Hypervisor Host in a VDI environment?

    abbis65 pointsBadges:
  • Infiniband storage network using SRP

    Hi, I'd like a "howto" on configuring SRP initiators and targets. I'm using Centos/Xen hypervisors and will build my own storage servers. I'm using Infiniband cards with Mellanox MT25408 chipset. I'm familiar with Linux but unsure of exactly what I need to get this up and running. I dont want to...

    Chris745 pointsBadges:
  • Making Virtualized Physical Resources Portable

    Suppose I have a datacenter with a number of vitualization and cloud-based solutions running at the same time - KVM, VMware, Xen, etc. all of which have type 1 hypervizors and demand the undivided resources of a single physical server. How can I port physical servers from one environment to another...

    Rojizo5 pointsBadges:
  • VNC in Xen

    I've installed Debian and Xen, Xen utils and tools. I've set up a VM but I can't connect via VNC. Before that I was able to connect to vnc with Debian + gnome, but to reduce resources I reinstalled the same debian but without any X component (but using the same Xen configuration. Is there any way...

    Guaitaku55 pointsBadges:
  • How to best consolidate 5 or 6 physical PC servers into one and save on total cost?

    For typically small (departmental) environments consisting of 5 physical PC servers (more or less) running departmental applications, what would be the best server consolidation approach ? Do we use server virtualization ? Do we use SAN or NAS ? Would VMWare or Citrix Xen be best suited for this?...

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • VMWare or Xen?

    I want to construct a small private cloud with the following configuration: Servers: commodity 1Us as far as possible. Running almost exclusively Linux/Apache to serve web pages. A few Windows machines in a cluster running SQL server. Three Linux machines in a cluster running Vertica. Multiple...

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • Obtaining IP address in Xen

    After finally got XEN working, the part I've been struggling the most with is finding a way to get XM to report the IP address of the virtual machine it started up. The VM was in DHCP mode. I'm guessing I could find this out using dhcpd logs (by looking up the mac address), but I'm not sure if...

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • Comparison: VMware ESX, Virtual Iron, Xen Enterprise

    Can anyone tell me comparisons/provide links to comparison articles on VMware ESX, Xen Enterprise and Virtual Iron? Not just performance but features? Thanks!

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • Can we manage machines with Xen as their hypervisor on System Center?

    We have a few machines that are running that are using (free) Xen as their hypervisor - can those be managed?

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • XenServer installation error

    when installing xenserver i am running into this installation error "Base [em]installation[/em] repository was not found at that location" anyone else have this problem.

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • Packing and Unpacking Xen tarballs

    Using vmware I have a generic machine file that I use to quickly stand  up a vm  then customize as I need.  It's a tgz that I use and occasionally unpack and  patch to keep the OS on the generic vm up to date. I'm looking to be able to do that with Xen, but I'm not sure  what files I need to...

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:
  • Migrating Xen virtual machines to KVM

    If you're running virtual environments on Linux, have you recently migrated from Xen to KVM (kernel-based virtual machines)? If so, what issues/problems did you encounter -- if any -- and how did you solve them?

    JennyMack4,280 pointsBadges:
  • Can’t get public key into cert request

    I am using XENROLL to create a cert request and have successfully done so. However, I am unable to get the public key incorporated into the request or even to verify that I have gotten the public key into the request. I've tried using OIDs and adding attributes and adding name value pairs but there...

    CarlCioffi345 pointsBadges:
  • what is XEN live migration

    How live migration carried out under Xen implementation

    Hcf5 pointsBadges:
  • Xenserver 5 with multiple NICs

    I have 8 NIC ports available on my Xenserer host, with two ports connected to the network. However, I cannot seem to utlize the second NIC port for my Xenserver VM Windows 2003 guests. It can only use the same port that I use for the Xencenter managment console. Is there something I need to...

    Virtualadmin5 pointsBadges:
  • Xen Desktop Agent on Windows 7

    I tried installing the Xen desktop agent on the Windows 7 beta and get the message "OS not supported" Is there a fix for this. haven't seen anything from citrix yet. This is a user submitted question

    ITKE351,965 pointsBadges:

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