Tag / ESX

  • One month ago I wrote a blogpost about using 1 or 2 vCPUs on Citrix XenApp VMs. My conclusions in that blogpost were: – 2 vCPU terminal server (or XenApp) VMs allows more users and gives a more consistent user experience – Use dedicated hardware (ESX cluster) for the TS/XenApp VMs – Don’t overcommit total […]

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  • March 11, 2009 - Johan

    VirtualCenter on Linux

    I was interested about the beta vCenter based on Linux. After i did read the documentation, I downloaded the Virtual Appliance. The VirtualCenter on Linux appliance uses Red Hat Community Enterprise Operating System (CentOS), version 5, as the base operating system. VirtualCenter on Linux is based on VMware VirtualCenter server, version 3.5. VirtualCenter has been […]

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  • My first reaction was a pretty big laughter when I read the article that stated that SAP is going to use XenServer to virtualize about 500 servers. The laughter is, as Alessandro states, because of the fact that during Paul Maritz’ keynote at VMworld Europe 2009 in Cannes 2 weeks ago, SAP got over 30 minutes […]

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  • March 5, 2009 - Sven Huisman

    Citrix XenApp on VMware ESX: 1 or 2 vCPU?

    In the past I’ve published two articles (here and here) about best practices on running Citrix XenApp (presentation server) on VMware ESX. It were all best practices gathered by other people, but I agreed with a lot of the recommendations. Until recently, I did also agree on using 1 vCPU XenApp virtual machines (with less […]

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  • March 2, 2009 - Matthijs Haverink

    ResourcePool Reservation Script updated

    The following script is based on Eric Sloof‘s Resourcepool calculator. I modified it quit a bit. It now has, logging, can be run as a scheduled task, % of resource reservation for memory and cpu that can be set on a resourcepool. The script respects the reservertion set on a particular vm. You need to […]

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