For our Citrix XenApp environment that runs on ESXi, we tend to keep a 1:1 ratio when it comes to physical cores and vCPUs. In other words, an ESXi host with 12 cores, will only be running 6 XenApp VMs with 2 cores or 3 XenApp VMs with 4 cores or any other combination, just […]
XenDesktop Error: The hosting infrastructure could not be reached at the specified address
When deploying XenDesktop in a VMware environment, you could run into the following error when trying to connect your XenDesktop host to your VMware vCenter environment: “The hosting infrastructure could not be reached at the specified address”. This is due to the fact that VMware vCenter only allows https connections by default. To make your XenDesktop […]
Citrix Xenbased client hypervisor a very early preview
At VMworld Europe 2009, I got to speak with Joel Stocker about Citrix’s new client hypervisor, codenamed Project Independence. Joel is Senior Technical Product Manager of the Virtualization and Management Division. I got a demo of the client hypervisor and we got into a nice discussion about this new product. First, one should keep in […]
VMworld Program Guide brought to you by CITRIX ?
Like any large vendor that hosts a big event like VMworld, competition is also invited to the floor. Last year I saw a good Microsoft session at VMworld and although they told us how much better Hyper-V was then VMware ESX, nobody would find it strange that Microsoft was present. This year I also expect […]