- 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)
Windows 8.1 VDI Desktop from Microsoft Xbox One, Courtesy of VMware Horizon View and Blast HTML5!
HTML5 is the way of the future! With HTML5 based web clients and the fact that every modern browser is HTML5 aware, the possibilities for form factors, price points and device flexibility is limitless. Below is my Microsoft Xbox One, using the Internet Explorer browser …
Scale-Out File Server Role and Citrix Provisioning Services vDisk Stores: My Thoughts and Recommendations
Updated: The focus and root cause in this blog post has changed since I initially wrote it. There are tons of good nuggets in the first section, so I decided to leave them so readers could follow my troubleshooting logic… Over the last couple months …
Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 HDX 3D Pro on HP’s Moonshot ConvergedSystem 100 for Hosted Desktop Infrastructure (HDI)
There’s been a lot of coverage of HP’s recently announced Moonshot based ConvergedSystem 100 for Hosted Desktop Infrastructure (HDI) solution. Wow, I know, that’s a lot of acronyms. If you haven’t heard much about this solution, I recommend you check out a couple links, listed …
Missing ICA Session Performance Counters on XenDesktop VDA
I’ve not been able to nail down why the “ICA Session” performance counters are missing on several of my XenDesktop pools. Digging around I only found resolution for XenApp servers (CTX127151), and the DLL file is not in the same location for XenDesktop. Symptoms On XenDesktop virtual …
Citrix Chained Reboot Scripts, now supporting Citrix Cloud, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD), and XenApp/XenDesktop 5, 6, 6.5, and 7.x!
Updated 2018.12.22: Revision 1.9 Now Supports Citrix Cloud! One script now works with all current and modern versions of XenApp, XenDesktop, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD), and Citrix Cloud Virtual Apps and Desktops Service from 7.0 and later, through 1811. In zero-downtime 24/7 environments …