- 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)
Departmental apps with RES Automation Manager
When working in Enterprise or even multi tenancy environments we would still like to maintain a single image for our entire infrastructure. This will ensure a lower TCO and have a simple and easy to use platform to maintain. When we started working on our …
How to satisfy your Citrix XenApp/Desktop users?
Over the last few years we have worked with a lot of customers and partners who use(d) Citrix products. Not all of them are, to say the least, “happy” with it. My article focuses on “how did that happen?”. It all started some years ago …
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”? …
Provisioning Services Shared Volumes Using Read-Only Managed Stores
When discussing options for vDisk storage placement and provisioning services there are two primary options: Block-based attached storage (Locally attached, iSCSI, FC, FCoE) and network attached storage (CIFS or NFS). One of the best resources to understand the advantages of Block-Based attached storage and NTFS …
A quick look at Citrix Provisioning Services 6
One of the sessions on Citrix Synergy was all about Citrix Provisioning Services. I watched it online and was wowed because the session was all about the next version of Citrix Provisioning Services version 6.0.