- AboutDane Young is an aspiring technothusiast specializing in application, desktop, and server virtualization technologies. Dane’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science in Bus. Admin/Management Information Systems from Sacramento State and a Masters of Business Administration from the Univerisity of Phoenix. Notable certifications include Citrix Certified Integration Architect for Virtualization, VMware Certified Professional for vSphere 4 and Microsoft Certified IT Professional: Windows Server 2008 R2, Virtualization Administrator. Dane’s technical experience includes: – mentoree of Bill Alderson, PMG (Pine Mountain Group, acquired by NetQoS and later Computer Associates) – technical entrepreneurship and consulting for small and medium size businesses – program manager and infrastructure engineer, K-8 education – field consulting and engineering, managed services provider, and – most recently field systems and solutions engineer, M7 Global Partner: Entisys Solutions. Location: Sacramento, Ca Technical Inspirations: Brian Madden (www.brianmadden.com) Doug Brown (www.dabcc.com) Eric Haavarstein (www.xenappblog.com) Pierre Marmignon (www.citrixtools.net) Scott Lowe (blog.scottlowe.org) Thomas Koetzing (www.thomaskoetzing.de)
Monthly Archive for: ‘November, 2011’
Citrix: XenClient, my findings so far..
To test XenClient on functionality I got a test laptop from my employer. It’s a Lenovo T520 with an i5, a 256Gb SSD disk and 16Gb ram. Enough power to have a good test! When I got this laptop I wanted to install the software but …
Rapid Provisioning vSphere ESXi 5.0 Hosts Using Image Builder and Auto Deploy (Part 1)
If you haven’t heard or read some of the new capabilities in vSphere 5 around rapid provisioning hosts, allow me to introduce you to Auto Deploy (previously Fling). Auto Deploy is a PXE boot process that loads ESXi into memory thereby eliminating any need for …
Citrix: Remove Favorites from the Explorer in Windows 7/ Windows 2008 R2
I often publish a desktop in my projects and most of the times the new favorites folder in the explorer has to be removed because it’s not easily managed. I found the following method is pretty straightforward and works too. Yuri Haak and a couple of other …
Citrix: Server did not respond to a request in time while creating vDisk
At one of my current projects I was asked to take a look at a Citrix XenApp 6.5 server that couldn’t be loaded into a vDisk. When I ran the wizard to create a vDisk from the XenApp machine to a newly installed Citrix PVS …
PVS or MCS – What to do?
Earlier this year Daniel Feller wrote a great blog article on how to choose between PVS and MCS. This article can be found here. With the release of the XenServer Intellicache feature and Provisioning Services 6.0 the question is “Is the decision tree still valid”? …