- 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)
Configuring XenDesktop 5.6 with Provisioning Services 6.1 and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 RC
There have been a lot of amazing announcements this week, the most notable was the availability of XenDesktop 5.6 and Provisioning Services 6.1 which now both support System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Release Candidate (and RTM once announced). In addition, Microsoft announced the availability …
Citrix: Windows 8 CP and the VDA installation, how it still fails..
As the Customer Preview of Windows 8 was released yesterday and I had some additional time today I wanted to install the VDA in the Windows 8 CP. I already tried it with the Windows 8 developers release but that wouldn’t work, it came up …
Citrix: The (not so) hidden C: drive caused by XA650W2K8R2X64011
Yesterday I was discussing the Mobility pack with a co-worker on a project and he told me his start menu was changed. After logging into the desktop with my iPad I recognized the mobility pack (which is a good step in new functionality). He was …
Hyper-V R2 for VDI? Think again!
The reason for this article is to explain why I don’t like Hyper-V R2 in a production scenario especially for VDI. In a next article I will go into detail about why I think Hyper-V v3 is likely and hopefully going to proof me wrong! …
Citrix: Powershell script to list active thin clients
I was working on a project and one of the sys admins wanted to display which thin clients where logged on, so we made a script to export all active thin clients to a txt file. He could make a script that would enumerate that …