Tag: hypervisor

  1. Business Value of Citrix XenClient 2

    XenClient 2 is Available Now! With more than 100,000 downloads of XenClient since v1 and with more than 10,000 checking out the Tech Preview of v2, we are excited that XenClient 2 is finally available now. XenClient 2 extends the performance, flexibility and security of desktop virtualization to mobile users—and even lets users run multiple virtual desktops on a single laptop—while providing effective control for IT departments ...

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  2. Antivirus Protection – Good and Bad

    Someone save me from antivirus.  Did you read that correctly?  I said save me from antivirus.  Odd isn't it?  Anti-virus is there to protect us, but we also need to be protected from antivirus. Antivirus solutions are critical, even in a virtual desktop environment. Many people believe that because a hosted VM-based virtual desktop image is created from a real-only image ...

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  3. How Many Resources Do My Users Require

    If you were asked what desktop resources your needed how would you answer? If you ask me what type of desktop I need, I'm going to say, 2+ cores with at least 4+ GB of RAM, 500+GB hard drive, etc. If you look at what I really need, you will see 1 core and maybe 2-3 GB of RAM. In fact, ...

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  4. Xen Summit at Oracle Coming Soon

    The Xen.org community, creator of the open source Xen hypervisor, is hosting our North American Xen Summit event this February 24 - 25, 2009 at Oracle's HQ in Redwood City, CA. This event brings together developers, users, and researchers of the Xen hypervisor for a 2 day conference on all things Xen.  The topic abstracts are now available for review with the final agenda to ...

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  5. Best of the Best Technologies Selected for Project Independence

    A pivotal part of Project Independence is the technology at its core.  An obvious choice for Citrix, and many other virtualization companies, is to select the Xen open-source technology as the basis for a bare-metal hypervisor.  The wonderful thing about having Xen at the core of the hypervisor is that Citrix,  undeniably the experts in Xen, has teamed with Intel, undeniably the experts in hardware ...

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  6. IPAM – Paravirtualized

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    One of the most requested features from Service Providers and Enterprises is IP Address Management (IPAM). I can't tell you how many times I have listened to customers ask for a platform that manages IP Addresses effectively on a large scale, even to the point of managing disparate classes and subnets. What happens when two companies merge, do you munge spreadsheets or do ...

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  7. “10 Minutes to Xen” Podcast

    Simon Crosby, the Chief Technology Officer of the Virtualization and Management Division of Citrix, participates in a recurring podcast with Virtual Strategy Magazine called "10 Minutes to Xen". Here is a list of the topics discussed in the most recent edition - VSM speaks with Simon Crosby, Chief Technology Officer, Citrix XenServer, about Citrix XenServer development and release of XenServer 4.1 Podcast Summary: Length: 11:18 Introduction Simon Crosby, Chief Technology Officer, ...

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  8. Catch the Buzz – The Future of Virtualization

    Want to Hear directly from top virtualization executives about how the value of Citrix and Microsoft solutions can benefit you today and into the future? Well, now here's your chance! Virtualization of applications, desktops and servers represents an exciting new frontier for IT. Join Citrix® and Microsoft® to learn how their combined forces offer the leading virtualization solution that is highly interoperable, transforms your data center into ...

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  9. Interview with Ian Pratt, Xen Project Founder

    Ian Pratt, one of the founders of the Xen Project, recently gave an inteview at FOSDEM.org about his recent talk at the FOSDEM 2008 conference. FOSDEM is the Free and Open Source Developers European Meeting.  Here are a few snippets from the interview.   Last time, XenSource was not yet acquired by Citrix. What were the reasons to consider this sale? I think we were doing pretty well as ...

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  10. “Running Xen” – New Xen Book

    While looking at the referring sites in the blog metrics for an earlier post,I just came across a site for a new Xen book  called "Running Xen". This book is written by a member of the faculty (Jeanna Neefe Matthews) and several grad students (including a current IBMer) at Clarkson University in Potsdam, NY. The book is primarily focused on the open source hypervisor, but ...

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