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Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6 by Guillermo Musumeci

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Summary

In this chapter, we learned about Virtualization of XenApp farms. In particular, we talked about:

  • Deploying XenApp 6 in a virtualized environment, including advantages and disadvantages, Virtual machine performance and host scalability and more
  • Deploying XenApp6 on Citrix XenServer, Microsoft Hyper-V, and VMware vSphere virtual machines
  • Cloning XenApp 6 virtual machines
  • Unattended installation of XenApp 6

Virtualization will provide a lot of benefits and savings. However, one of my preferred reasons to implement VM over physical servers is not related with performance or management, it is related with reliability. Let's use an example to clarify the idea:

We have two identical servers. One is the physical server running XenApp. This server can ...

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