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Citrix XenServer 6.5 released #citrix   #xenserver  
XenServer 6.5 is out!! Last summer I started blogging about interesting things going on in the XenServer team (see Rumblings at XenServer.org and Ramping Up XenServer). Today I'm pleased to say that all that hard work has paid off. XenServer 6.5 (formerly codenamed Creedence) is the best release ...
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ControlUp 4.0 – Introducing #powershell  ,  #vSphere   and #xenserver   Support #citrix  
This was the first year we sponsored VMworld and it was a great experience! We arrived in San Francisco on Saturday and had a chance to explore some of the nice sites the city has to offer.
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Citrix has come out with the next major release 10.5 for NetScaler and NetScaler Gateway products. There are a lot of new and exciting features in 10.5 release, for a complete list of the what's new, please refer the link. In this blog, let us look into the NetScaler Gateway specific features in ...
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This well written article on Linux Containers. I have been a fan of jails on my FreeBSD servers for years. 
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Google picks up incredible visual translation app Word Lens and makes it free. #google  
Google has purchased Word Lens, an impressive app that translates foreign languages in real time using the iPhone and Android smartphone built-in camera. It's now free for a limited time.
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Microsoft has released version 2.7 of RDCMan, bringing new functionality and new supported configurations.
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Xen Project Introduces New Mirage OS Release #xen  
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With Xen on ARM getting out of the early preview phase and becoming more mature, it is time to run a few benchmarks to check that the design choices paid out, the architecture is sound and the code base is solid. It is time to find out how much is the overhead introduced by Xen on ARM and how it ...
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XenServer 6.5 | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

XenServer 6.5 is out!! Last summer I started blogging about interesting things going on in the XenServer team (see Rumblings at XenServer.or

Remote Desktop Connection Manager 2.7 Released, Brings VM Console Connec...
windowsitpro.com

Microsoft has released version 2.7 of RDCMan, bringing new functionality and new supported configurations.

ControlUp 4.0 – Introducing vSphere and XenServer Support | ControlUp
www.controlup.com

This was the first year we sponsored VMworld and it was a great experience! We arrived in San Francisco on Saturday and had a chance to expl

Mirage OS v2.0: The new features –
blog.xen.org

The first release of Mirage OS back in December 2013 introduced the prototype of the unikernel concept, which realised the promise of a safe

A look at the new features in NetScaler Gateway 10.5 | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

Citrix has come out with the next major release 10.5 for NetScaler and NetScaler Gateway products. There are a lot of new and exciting featu

Hypervisors Are Dead, Long Live the Hypervisor (Part 1) - OSv Blog
osv.io

By Dor Laor and Avi Kivity The hypervisor is the basic building block of cloud computing; hypervisors drive the software-defined data center

Linux Containers and the Future Cloud | Linux Journal
www.linuxjournal.com

Linux-based container infrastructure is an emerging cloud technology based on fast and lightweight process virtualization. It provides its u

How fast is Xen on ARM, really? –
blog.xen.org

With Xen on ARM getting out of the early preview phase and becoming more mature, it is time to run a few benchmarks to check that the design

Google picks up incredible visual translation app Word Lens and makes it...
www.techrepublic.com

Google has purchased Word Lens, an impressive app that translates foreign languages in real time using the iPhone and Android smartphone bui

With CShell, C# developers can bypass Visual Studio more often
www.infoworld.com

After two years, the open source real-time code evaluator may finally see the light of day

64-bit XenServer Tech. Preview On Its Way! | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

During the day 1 keynote at Synergy 2014 a 64-bit tech. preview of XenServer was mentioned. I discuss what 64-bit XenServer is and what bene

Knowing what you've got - Avoiding the Xen vs XenServer confusion
buildacloud.org

Quite a few years ago I made a rather nice living coding things up. Some were big projects used in regulated industries, and others a bit mo

Demystifying KMS and Provisioning Services | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

Beginning in Provisioning Services 5.6 SP1, Citrix introduced a new feature designed to facilitate Key Management Services (KMS) license act

Factory Efficiency in Citrix XenServer | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

Introduction. Every British school kid studies the Industrial Revolution. Those who stay awake long enough learn about the principle of Divi

Michael Dell: On SDNs and networking for the masses
www.networkworld.com

The man who popularized consumer computing sees an opportunity in 'making technology more affordable, more acceptable to hundreds of million

ControlUp 3.0 Deep Dive – Script Based Actions | Smart-X
www.smart-x.com

Script Based Actions was mentioned in my ControlUp 3.0 overview blog as one of the new major additions in ControlUp 3.0, this blog post will

The 5 Simple Truths about XenApp | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

XenApp was around long before anyone called anything virtualization.

XenApp 6 Concepts Mapped to XenApp 7 | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

The XenApp move to FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA) brings conceptual and terminology shifts. This blog explains XenApp 6 entities in

Using PowerShell to Automate XenDesktop: Part 1 | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

PowerShell is a very powerful scripting language that can help automate many aspects of maintaining and deploying a XenDesktop environment.