SoftElegance has successfully lanced XEN 4.0.0 on OpenSUSE 11.3 on Intel® Server System SR2600URBRP Server. The Server configuration is Intel Quad Xeon E5630, 12Gb of RAM, and MegaRAID SAS 9260-4i.

The main goal was to create virtual machines on this server to run MS SQL Server 2008 and TFS 2010. So we’ve created following OS:

  • Windows Server 2008 RC2 with both MS SQL Server 2008 and MS SQL Server 2008 R2 to run different database instances for specific project’s requirements;
  • Windows Server 2008 RC2 to run TFS 2010;
  • FreeBSD 8.1 for other needs.

Problem:

The General issues that could be a bottleneck for virtualizing are:
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