XenApp on VMWare best practices

Hi Guys,

If you want to deploy Citrix XenApp on a VMWare hypervisor then you should read the guide provided by VMWare.

This guide provides best practice guidelines for deploying Citrix XenApp on VMware. The recommendations are not specific to any particular set of hardware or to the size and scope of any particular XenApp implementation. The design examples and considerations provide guidance only and do not represent strict design requirements. Flexibility in Citrix XenApp deployments combined with the flexibility of deploying on vSphere allows for a wide variety of valid configurations.

So download your copy now and read this guide.

XenServer 6 masterclass

Hi guys,

Ervik has posted this video originally (so credits to him). But I wanted to share this with you (my visitors) as well.

Lee Bushen and Steve Benton of the Master Class webinar series discuss why the time is right for you to stop snowballing virtualisation costs and move to XenServer. Run through the costs of each solution and get a side by side feature comparison. Demos of XenCenter, snapshots, backup, dynamic memory control, workload balancing, HA and Disaster recovery features are all shown in this 1 hour webinar. Continue reading “XenServer 6 masterclass”

VMWare releases XVP Manager

This week VMware released a vCenter plugin called XVP Manager. Using this tool, Hyper-v host IP addresses can be added to vCenter using the standard Add Host wizard. Alternately, users can import VMs directly from a Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Administrators will then be able to conduct basic tasks such as deleting VMs, powering them on and off or rebooting them. Continue reading “VMWare releases XVP Manager”