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XenSource extends Windows support




XenEnterprise caught up clearly on the competitor ESX, is it partly even ahead: The solution is suitable for eight-way systems, while VMware is still with four SMP CCUs. However this support very strong server refers exclusive to Windows server 2003. Main storage can be assigned to a virtual machine up to 8 GB. The operating system Kernel in the virtual machines does not have to be adapted to the hypervisor - presupposed they run on machines with the new processors from AMD or Intel (“V” and/or “VT”), which hold even Virtualisierungstechnik.


XenSource is growing in its popularity and with the extended support of Windows it surely will attract a lot of Windows shops. Will Microsoft wait or should to go for the acquisition now. Time will only tell.

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