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Citrix XenServer 6.0 Administration Essential Guide by Daniele Tosatto

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Chapter 4. Creating Virtual Machines

In the previous chapter, we discussed storage in XenServer. Now we can move on and introduce virtual machines creation in XenServer. At the end, you will have the ability to create your personal virtual machines with virtualization. You never have to wait for server order approval, manufacture, and delivery to your enterprise. Your new servers are ready in a few minutes. In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Virtual machines overview
  • Virtual machines creation overview
  • Creating virtual machines

Overview of virtual machines

A virtual machine (VM) is a computer that, like a physical computer, runs an operating system and installed applications—the only difference is that hardware devices are virtual ...

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