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  • Marathon Technologies released a couple of whitepapers and a blueprint for optimizing Citrix XenApp High Availability. As you know, the technology for HA in Xenserver is actually from Marathon and you can also enable Fault tolerance with Marathon EverRun VM. These documents aren’t about Xenserver, but “a set of planning and implementation tools designed to […]

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  • July 3, 2009 - Matthijs Haverink

    Change Microcode in Xenserver/Everrun

    Up until today I even didn’t know what Microcode or what it’s purpose was. After today I’ve learned a lot about it and would like to share it with you.  “Microcode is a layer of lowest-level instructions involved in the implementation of machine code instructions in many computers and other processors” is the description from Wikipedia. I […]

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  • March 10, 2009 - Matthijs Haverink

    XenServer 5.0 Enterprise Ready?

    Since 2 months I’ve been playing around with the new enterpise version of XenServer 5.0. As you can read in my first post my expectations of the new version were high. I’ve created a summary of pro’s and con’s. As far is I’m concerned VMware ESX server 3.5 Enterprise and Citrix XenServer 5.0 platinum are in the same […]

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  • September 16, 2008 - Matthijs Haverink

    XENServer 5.0 Released!

    Citrix has released the new edition of XENServer. This version mainly focusses on High Availabilty and takes this to a new level! As told before in earlier posts Citrix has partnered up with Marathon and created a super High Available infrastructure. This infrastructure is able to create a XenApp environment that is so high available […]

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  • The Citrix blog announces the following news: The public beta is available of the next release of Xenserver. Highlights of the release include: Automated high availability Windows Server 2008 guest support Persistent performance statistics and metrics Fully integrated Fibre Channel multipath support with configuration via XenCenter VM grouping, searching and tagging Email alerts Disaster recovery […]

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