- 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)
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.
In December of 2009 I wrote about Upgrading Provisioning Services vDisk Target Device Software, Virtual Machine Tools, and Network Drivers. In that blog post I wrote about using the Reverse Imaging, Hyper-V Direct VHD boot, and XenServer Direct VHD boot options for updating Provisioning Services vDisk …
When using EdgeSight in provisioned XenDesktop environments you have a few options when using the EdgeSight for Virtual Desktops Agent. Monitoring provisioned XenDesktop environments is pretty straight forward and fairly easy to setup with minimal requirements. In this blog post I am going to go over what the requirements are for provisioned XenDesktop environments and …
Resizing a Provisioning Services vDisk is pretty straight forward. You can use VHDResizer with diskpart or attach the VHD in Windows Server 2008 or Windows 7 and extend the volume through Disk Management. Carlo Costanzo has a good blog post on using the diskpart method. You can follow Carlo …
Using EdgeSight in provisioned XenApp environments can be tricky if you don’t follow the proper installation steps. Monitoring provisioned XenApp servers is pretty straight forward and easy to setup with minimal requirements. In this blog post I am going to go over what the requirements are for provisioned XenApp …