01 mars 2010

Virtualising XenApp – What’s the magic number ?

In the past I have virtualised a number of different applications and types of servers, among these have been several Citrix WinFrame/MetaFrame/Presentation Server or as it is currently known XenApp Servers. Recently I have been asked about this on a number of occasions and the question is always the same:How many users can you get on a Virtualised XenApp Server ?That’s like saying how long is a piece of string ! – The answer to this question is the same to most IT related questions I get asked…. It depends ! To be able to give... [Lire la suite]
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10 septembre 2009

VMworld: Is it a Scalability Issue to run Drivers in the Hyper-V Parent Partition? (Answer: No)

I am sitting in the VMworld session “TA3880 - Head-To-Head Comparison: VMware vSphere and ESX vs. Hyper-V and XenServer”.  It is interesting to listen to VMware’s perspective on this. One point that they have raised – which I have heard before – is that VMware ESX has better scalability than Hyper-V because they run their drivers in the hypervisor, while we run our drivers in the parent partition.  VMware usually then continues to say that they tried this approach (drivers in the parent partition, or the “service console”... [Lire la suite]
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