- 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)
Citrix: XenDesktop and local storage + IntelliCache
I found this great blogpost by Christian Ferber: During recent events there have been a lot of requests for XenServer IntelliCache. Some of the contacs knew pretty well what IntelliCache is doing under the hood and some of them didn’t. I would like to summarize a …
First impression of HDX 3D Pro for XenDesktop 5
After the release of the HDX 3D Pro Tech Preview for XenDesktop 5 I thought it was time to upgrade my home “datacenter”. Bought a Core I5 with 8GB of memory and a Geforce 430 GT with 96 Cuda Cores.
HDX Unleashed and goes Whatever Whenever Wherever
Last month during Citrix Synergy Citrix announced updated Citrix receivers for a lot of devices. Most important is that all devices running Windows, Linux and Mac OSX Lion will get full HDX support in the near future.
Citrix: Virtualization Best Practices for XenApp
Daniel Feller posted another great blogpost on the Citrix Blogs One of the first questions when virtualizing XenApp is how many VMs to put on a server. Well, that was discussed in the Virtualize XenApp blog. Once you figure out how you plan to carve …
Machine Creation Services and why we should consider it
In an earlier article I wrote that I personally don’t get why Citrix created a new Provisioning feature called Machine Creation Services. With the release of XenServer 5.6 SP2 and XenDesktop 5 SP1 things changed!…… a bit.