XenServer High Availability

I was wondering if anyone has ever tried to setup HA-like functionality without paying for the Essentials Package using XenServer. I love XenServer but would rather not fork over $2.5k per server for the Essentials Package.

Also, is the HA that comes with the Essentials Package worth it when compared to the time it would take me to script a custom HA package?

Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated.


P.S. I know you can set this up using Xen and Heartbeat but that’s not my question 🙂


Answer to my own question:

Without lots of custom scripts it’s not possible. My final solution was Xen and Xen Cloud:


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