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Citrix® XenApp® 6.5 Expert Cookbook by Esther Barthel MSc

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Implementing XenApp® Virtualization best practices

This recipe will address the best practices for virtualizing Citrix XenApp servers based upon the guidelines provided by Citrix.

Note

You can read the XenApp Planning Guide – Virtualization Best Practices at Citrix's Knowledge Center at http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX129761.

How to do it...

To apply the best practices for virtualized XenApp servers, follow these guidelines:

  1. Use the following guidance to estimate the user density based upon the number of physical cores available:

    Number of sockets

    Users per physical core

    Light

    Normal

    Heavy

    Dual

    18

    12

    6

    Quad

    15

    10

    5

  2. Use the following guidance to estimate the required RAM per virtual server:
    • [#Light users] x 341 MB
    • [#Medium users] x 512 ...

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