Citrix XenServer Virtualization – XenServer Enterprise v4 Technical Overview Video – DABCC-TV – 12-3-07 – Episode #2
Citrix Virtualization – XenServer Enterprise v4 Technical Overview Video – DABCC-TV – 12-3-07 – Episode #2
With Citrix’s acquisition of virtualization provider XenSource and the release of XenSource v4.0 the DABCC-TV staff thought it would be time to give everyone a technical walkthrough of Citrix’s new virtualization solution, XenServer Enterprise v4. In this DABCC-TV video, host Douglas Brown and XenSource Certified Engineer Chas Setchell walks you through the XenSource XenCenter management console with the goal of showing you 1) how easy it is to use and 2) some of the new features found in Citrix XenSource Enterprise v4.0. Doug and Chas will also discuss and demo such features as a deep technical dive in to the XenCenter management tool, how to create a Virtual Machine in XenCenter and of course we they will show off XenMotion!
The above ” Citrix XenServer Enterprise v4 Technical Overview ” video is broken in to the following four section:
- 00:05 – DABCC-TV – Citrix XenServer Enterprise v4 Technical Overview and Introductions
- 01:00 – Chas Setchell intro and Chas’s intro of XenServer and discussion about the XenSource certification
- 03:55 – XenServer’s XenCenter introduction and technical overview
- 15:55 – How to create a new XenServer Virtual Machine in XenCenter
- 21:50 – Attributes of a Virtual Machine node in XenCenter. Items such as: storage, network, console, performance, logs tabs
- 30:42 – XenMotion! – An overview and demo of XenMotion
- 35:30 – XenServer dynamic virtual machine startup feature
About Chas Setchell
Chas Setchell is a senior consultant at 2virtualize.com and focuses on virtualization assessments and solutions around enterprise virtualization.
Chas has been working with VMware since it came onto the market in 1999. Since then Chas has continued to work with virtualization technologies in various capacities at many clients. He has developed very strong relationships with VMware personnel while working to raise the influence of VMware. He was instrumental in becoming one of the first VAC’s (VMware Authorized Consultants) as well a being of the very select few certified on XenSource Xen Enterprise 3 and 4. In that time frame he has also completed multiple VMware related projects and assessments across the USA and Canada. He has been working in the Information Technology field for 12 years and currently holds the following certifications VMware VCP, Citrix CCEA and XEN XCP. Email: email@example.com
About Douglas Brown (Host of DABCC Radio)
Douglas Brown worked at Citrix Systems, Inc. as a Senior Systems Engineer from 2001 to 2004 at which time he was voted Systems Engineer of the Year 2002 by his peers and management at Citrix. He was awarded the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) by Microsoft Corporation in 2005, 2006, and 2007 for his contributions to the industry. He was also a charter award winner of the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) for his continued support of the Citrix community.
Mr. Brown authored the popular “Methodology in a Box” book covering best practice project management in a Citrix deployment and developed Advanced Print Manager, a software application for the management of printers in a server based computing environment.