Tag: Xen

XenServer Quirks part 2

So this past week or two I’ve been playing quite heavily with Citrix XenServer and found it has a few little quirks that weren’t fully documented anywhere.

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F5 Buys Linerate Systems

F5 SDN Architecture

Recently F5 announced their purchase of Linerate Systems link. So why is this news? Well it’s the latest in a series of purchases by all the major players. VMWare bought Nicira link, Cisco didn’t acquire anyone (yet) but they’re making

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Lessons learnt installing Citrix XenServer 6.0.2

After banging my head for nearly 3 days straight I finally got this HP MSA Array to talk to Xenserver 6.0.2. What should’ve been a simple point click next, next install turned out to be not quite so straight forward

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Not a bad day’s work

I do like the feeling when you actually achieve something. Meetings, planning and discussion all have their place but at the end of the day it’s about the result; probably why my slogan is making IT happen.

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Openflow and Software Defined Networking

Recently I’ve been getting very¬†excited¬†about Openflow and it’s various interrelated projects under the banner of OpenStack, particularly Quantum and Open vSwitch. Whats got me going about this, in particular, is it’s providing the ability for people (admittedly not ordinary people)

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