- 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)
Using XenDesktop with Hyper-V
Recently I have worked with Hyper-V and SCVMM in my lab to get more hands on with Hyper-V R2. I also recently started working with XenDesktop and Hyper-V using the lab manuals I received when I attended Citrix and Microsoft VDI Training back in November. …
Updating Provisioned XenApp vDisks: To XenAppPrep or not to XenAppPrep?
Over a month ago I was in some conversations with some fellow Citrix consultants on Twitter about how they use XenAppPrep when updating provisioned XenApp servers. There has also been some forum postings on this subject as well. This is also a topic of conversation with customers …
Upgrading Provisioning Services vDisks Target Device Software, Virtual Machine Tools, and Network Drivers
With each release of a Provisioning Services Target Device update, hypervisor virtual machines tools update, or network drivers update we are tasked with upgrading the Provisioning Services vDisk and what method to use to complete the upgrade. In this blog post I am going to …
Citrix Products 2010: A Wish List (continued) +1
This week Helge Klein started a Citrix products 2010 wish list. Tim Arenz expanded on Helge’s wish list on his blog earlier today. I want to expand on both Helge’s and Tim’s additions with my own wishes as well. I’m sure they both don’t mind …
Provisioning Services Database Redundancy – Mirroring or Replication?
Awhile back I wrote the blog post Provisioning Services 5.1 Specifiy Database Mirror Failover Partner…Huh? and got some good feedback from Pete Downing the Principal Product Manager for Provisioning Services. In his comments on my blog post he mentioned that he would like to discuss my …