HP Reference Configuration for Citrix XenApp: 1,500 Microsoft Office 2003 Users on HP ProLiant BL465c G6 Server Blades
Source: Hewlett-Packard (HP)
HP and Citrix collaborate at an engineering level to ensure that customers benefit from software, hardware and service solutions that are jointly tested, certified, and tuned to deliver optimal server performance. HP and Citrix have developed a range of recommended configurations and services for Citrix applications, focusing on particular business needs and technical scenarios. The reference configurations outlined in this paper are intended to help one build bare-metal and virtualized solutions capable of supporting a 1,500-user Microsoft Office 2003 workload. Solutions for x64 and x86 platforms are provided. HP ProLiant BL465c G6 server blades equipped with 75W and 55W AMD Opteron processors are used.