We are embarking on a process to determine how/if we can transition our current server environment to a virtual server environment. We operation 12-16 application servers running Windows OS and SQL-Server. Is there a source that answers our questions regarding the hardware and software to buy to be able to make this transition?
Answer Question | October 2, 2012 2:22 PM
Virtual Server, XenServer
Has anyone used QuorumSoft’s Alike software for Citrix? I’ve tried their free version but am wondering how it compares to others on the market.
Answer Question | February 18, 2011 8:24 PM
Citrix, Citrix XenServer, Deduplication, Virtualization, XenServer
I wonder if someone might point me at something that illustrates the additional problems of securing something like VMWare? Assuming that all servers are maintained with firewalls, AV etc, that they are properly administered by a minimum number of staff and that that same minimum number have control over the virtual infrastructure itself then where [...]
Answer Question | May 13, 2010 5:43 PM
Hyper-V, Virtualization in 2010, VMware, VMWare security, XenServer
We are interested in being able to allocate costs for vm’s back to cost centers. We use some vmware esx and xenserver in limited instances. Are there any third party tools out there that can take usage data from both of these platforms to give us one consolidated view of utilization - time and cpu.
Answer Question | March 9, 2010 9:19 PM
Virtual Machines, Virtualization Cost, Virtualization Cost Analysis, VMware ESX, XenServer
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.
Answer Question | February 24, 2010 2:56 PM
Citrix XenServer, XenServer, Xenserver 5, XenServer Installation Error
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?
Answer Question | August 30, 2009 2:43 PM
KVM, Linux Virtual Server, Xen, XenServer
Is one better than the other? What are the major benefits of each. Thanks
Answer Question | June 4, 2009 5:48 PM
Citrix XenServer, virtualization planning, VMware, VMware ESX, XenServer
I have installed XenServer on a blade inside a Hitachi BladeSymphony 320. The issue i have is that it doesnt recognize the FC HBA Any suggestions
Answer Question | February 23, 2009 5:10 PM
Blade servers, Fibre channel, HBA, Hitachi BladeSymphony, XenServer
What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Citrix XEN-Server Software?
Answer Question | February 27, 2009 10:47 AM
Citrix XenServer, Virtualization platforms, Virtualization software, XenServer
Need to upgrade our SAN due to performance limitations of the HP MSA2000 using fibre channel to connect to our xen servers Any suggestions on products and your experiences Thanks
Answer Question | February 21, 2009 2:48 PM
Fibre channel, HP MSA2000, SAN, SAN Upgrades, Storage management, XenServer
I have setup Windows Server 2008 Enterprise 64x on my desktop and have the Hyper-V feature enabled. Is it possible to create test virtual machines on it like XenServer 5.0 / XenDesktop and VMWare ESX 3i ? User Submitted
Answer Question | February 16, 2009 3:43 PM
Hyper-V, Virtual Machines, VMware ESX 3i, Windows Server 2008, Windows Virtualization, XenDesktop, XenServer
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 [...]
Answer Question | June 16, 2009 2:12 PM
NIC, Virtual Machines, XenCenter Management Console, XenServer, Xenserver 5, XenServer VM Windows 2003
We have some legacy applications running on Sun SPARC. The goal is to have them on XenServer VMs hosted on x86s. Any advice?
Answer Question | May 19, 2008 2:39 AM
Learning Guides, SPARC, step-by-steps, Virtualization and hardware, Virtualization how-tos, x86, XenServer
On which parameter , the no of concurrent virtual machines running on a citrix xen server 4.0(Enterprise edition) is dependent ?
Answer Question | May 21, 2008 10:43 AM
Citrix XenServer, Concurrent VMs, XenServer
What will be the consequences if hardware failure occurs when VMs are running on a server? what will be the VM status? whether we will loose the data or not? There may be a xen-motion , but when the server crashes , what will be the status of the VM’s running on that server ?
Answer Question | September 12, 2008 5:48 AM
Citrix XenServer, Virtual Machines, XenMotion, XenServer