Citrix XenServer is a complete, managed server virtualization platform built on the
Xen hypervisor. You can use XenServer for virtualizing Microsoft Windows and
Linux servers easily and efficiently.
XenServer is the enterprise-ready, cloud-proven virtualization platform that contains
all the capabilities required to create and manage a virtual infrastructure.
XenServer is available in four different editions. Starting from the free edition, you
will be able to set up a virtual infrastructure with live migration, snapshots, and
This book will take you through deploying XenServer in your enterprise and
teach you how to create and maintain your datacenter. The book contains practical
examples covering typical tasks related to virtual infrastructure management.
The book starts by providing an overview of the XenServer platform and
Resource Pool concepts. Next, it covers user authentication and storage repositories
management. The book then dives deep into topics such as virtual machine creation
and management, management of XenServer memory and networking, snapshots,
and High Availability features and monitoring.