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Citrix: Using Windows Server Containers in Windows Server 2016 with XenServer 7.0

Citrix: Using Windows Server Containers in Windows Server 2016 with XenServer 7.0

For those of you who haven’t heard about containers, they are a technology that enables rapid development and deployment of web-scale applications. One of the companies at the center of the container movement is Docker, which has recently partnered up with Microsoft to integrate Docker containers into Windows.

As a new member of the XenServer engineering team, I jumped at the opportunity to test “the most exciting new Windows feature” (Docker’s words), but this excitement was short lived, as I discovered that recent changes in Windows Server 2016 meant that the documentation for the XenServer integration needed to be updated.

This is when my team informed me of the ‘finders, keepers’ policy when it comes to such required improvements (not an actual Citrix policy), which meant that I was responsible for fixing the problem. Fortunately, after a number of small tweaks, we have restored XenServer integration.

Read the entire article here, Using Windows Server Containers in Windows Server 2016 with XenServer 7.0

via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.

Citrix Systems Citrix (NASDAQ:CTXS) aims to power a world where people, organizations and things are securely connected and accessible to make the extraordinary possible. Its technology makes the world’s apps and data secure and easy to access, empowering people to work anywhere and at any time. Citrix provides a complete and integrated portfolio of Workspace-as-a-Service, application delivery, virtualization, mobility, network delivery and file sharing solutions that enables IT to ensure critical systems are securely available to users via the cloud or on-premise and across any device or platform. With annual revenue in 2015 of $3.28 billion, Citrix solutions are in use by more than 400,000 organizations and over 100 million users globally. Learn more at www.citrix.com.

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