Tag: xenserver

  1. Gulfstream Aerospace delivering Catia using XenDesktop with HDX 3D Pro

    A few weeks ago NVIDIA held it's annual Graphics Technology Conference in San Jose, CA where the head of PLM systems at Gulfstream Aerospace shared his reasons for moving delivery of the company's suite of PLM applications ( SAP, Catia, Right Hemisphere, SmarTeam) to its end users from traditional distributed delivery on physical workstations to a centralized and virtualized delivery model using XenDesktop with HDX ...

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  2. From My Virtual Desktop: 5.6 EOL and Windows XP SP3 Xen Tools

    ($support) = $source =~ /(Windows XP)|(XenServer 5.6)/; echo "This article is regarding $support\n"   Good evening, all.   So, March 31, 2014 marked the end-of-life for our XenServer 5.6 series.  Soon, April 8, 2014 will be fast upon us and will mark the end of Windows XP.  The point?   You may be upgrading your XenServer to the latest version to sustain your Windows XP SP3 32-bit virtual machines.  Legacy apps, time ...

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  3. From My Virtual Desktop: Disk is owned by the Control Domain?

    10 print "Hello, World!" run   Aside from the pollen, I hope everyone's weekend is off to a grand start!  I have worked with a few clients recently - you know who you are! - regarding one of their VM disks becoming "owned by the Control Domain".   You know: you tried to migrate a VM, move a disk, or take a snapshot and POW: you look on your SR ...

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  4. XenMobile and the Citrix Mobile Workspaces Architecture

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    You’ve heard us talk about Mobile Workspaces and if you’re a techie you’re probably wondering if Citrix really has the architectural components (a complete, comprehensive and fully integrated architecture) that can deliver any app and data to any user on any device over any network? Well let’s first identify a few of the market leading technologies that make up the Citrix Mobile Workspaces solution: XenApp mobilizes and secures ...

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  5. Siemens’ NX and Teamcenter Visualization Software Now Available for VDI Usage, fully supported and certified for Citrix XenDesktop, XenApp and XenServer

    Citrix is pleased to share the news that our partner, major CAD and PLM software vendor, Siemens, announced yesterday they have certified and now support Citrix environments with Siemens NX™, the company’s flagship solution for integrated 3D computer-aided design, manufacturing and engineering analysis (CAD/CAM/CAE). Siemens worked closely with NVIDIA to certify the deployment of Siemens NX™ in a private cloud using virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) with ...

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  6. HP certify server for vGPU and Citrix XenDesktop powered by NVIDIA GRID

    I’m really pleased to announce that HP have certified the HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8 for use with Citrix XenDesktop and XenServer GPU and vGPU, adding yet more choice for HDX 3D Pro customers using Citrix technologies to deliver 3D graphics and GPU enabled CUDA computation. This high performance level HP server joins the already certified HP WS460c Gen8 platform allowing up to 8 GPUs (MXM Style) ...

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  7. “Learniment” – Isn’t that a made-up word ?!?…. Putting it into practice at Citrix XenServer Engineering in Cambridge, UK

    Over the past couple of months Citrix held its annual Global internal engineering conferences for its engineering staff (I'm a software engineer working with ISV partners). These huge events were held on 3 continents and allow staff actually involved in making the products to meet up with people working on different products, similar products, working in different geographies. There was a lot of technology sharing ...

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  8. Citrix XenServer – Setting more than one vCPU per VM to improve application performance and server consolidation e.g. for CAD/3-D graphical applications

    Many rich graphical applications such as CAD applications may benefit from allocating more than 1 vCPU per VM (1 vCPU is the default) via XenCenter or the command line. This will be of interest to many of those evaluating XenDesktop and XenApp HDX 3D Pro GPU pass-through and GPU sharing technologies and can lead to noticeable performance enhancements. The performance gains possible though are highly ...

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  9. HPC Cloud enablement using XenServer, OpenStack and NVIDIA GRID GPUs – XLcloud

    A few weeks my colleague Bob, blogged (here) about how GPU-passthrough on XenServer under OpenStack had been achieved by the xlcloud project. This is a delightful demonstration of Citrix’s open technology stance. Although Citrix has heavily invested in CloudStack, over the last few years we have remained active in OpenStack development. You can find out more about building products using XenServer as the hypervisor using ...

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  10. Citrix support expanded to more servers for vGPU and GPU-passthrough – Fujitsu joins those backing GPU enabled Xenserver/XenDesktop technologies

    I was really pleased to see that in the last few days Fujitsu have joined the ranks of the OEMs certifying their hardware for Citrix GPU based technologies, with their servers listed alongside those from IBM, Cisco, Dell, SuperMicro, HP and others.   Citrix and Fujitsu have certified two of their leading-edge graphics servers for use with NVIDIA GRID cards for both GPU passthrough and vGPU, GPU ...

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