Citrix Hypervisor Review

Highly recommended virtualization software to manage virtual guests

Valuable Features:

Xen is an open source virtualization server widely used in IT. It provides simple and robust commands to manage Xen environment for managing virtual hosts.Backup and recovery of virtual hosts are simple. It can be managed remotely with XenCenter. It supports all client OS like windows, linux etc !!

Room for Improvement:

It requires system with large number of CPUs and large number of memory to support guest operating systems. Not able to export virtual hosts in other virtualization softwares.

Use of Solution:

I have been using Xen for 4 servers now and still using it. 

Other Advice:

Highly recommended and suited for administrators having sound knowledge of open source commands. !!

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarit_user3876 (Database Manager at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees)

VMWare has comparatively broad virtualization support than Xen-based environment. So customers normally face issues of vendor support while using Xen-based virtualization environment.

author avatarOrlee Gillis

How do you benefit from the remote management capabilities?