eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: XenEnterprise 3.0

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: XenEnterprise 3.0

Since a XenEnterprise 3.0 installation completely takes over the machine on which it runs, we didnt have to worry about caring for a host system.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: XenEnterprise 3.0 - XenEnterprise Packages Xen Well

XenEnterprise 3.0 is the easiest-to-use and most manageable Xen virtualization solution weve tested. Anyone whos surveyed the current field of Xen implementations, however, knows that the competition is not that tough to beat at this time.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: XenEnterprise 3.0 - Debian Graphical Environment

Our Debian guest instance came preconfigured for graphical access using VNC and the lightweight XFCE desktop environment. We thought this was a nice touch, but wed like the option of going headless as well--more installed applications mean more update

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: XenEnterprise 3.0 - Resource Monitoring

The XenEnterprise administration console offered us info on the resource usage of our VMs, but few tools to allocate these resources.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: XenEnterprise 3.0 - XenEnterprise\s Guest OS Limitations

XenEnterprise is limited to creating guest instances running Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 or Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.1. The product also can convert instances of RHEL 4.1, RHEL 3.6 and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9 Service Pack 2 into Xen VMs using a tool

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: XenEnterprise 3.0 - RHEL Installation

To install a Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.2 VM on XenEnterprise, you must provide your own network install location, a step we didnt have to take while creating Debian VMs.

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eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: XenEnterprise 3.0 - Managing Multiple XenEnterprise Servers

We found it easy to control multiple XenEnterprise servers from one place using the products Java-based administration console.

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