- 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 and Atlantis Partner Together to Deliver the First Hyper-Converged Solutions for XenServer 6.5! All-Flash No Less!
Following the heels of the Sanbolic acquisition announcement, today was yet another big day for Citrix in the world of Software Defined Storage! This announcements has more to do with Citrix partnerships, and what they were able to achieve working with one of their longest …
Hot off the Presses: Citrix Acquires Sanbolic, Creators of Melio FS. What’s Next?
The news is out! Citrix has acquired Boston based Software Defined Storage (SDS) company Sanbolic. Click here to read the full press release. Several months back Eva Helan (Co-founder, president and COO of Sanbolic) put me in touch and I had a call with fellow …
XenServer 6.2 Dynamic Memory and NVIDIA GRID vGPU, Don’t Do It!
Updated 2015.1.13: XenServer 6.5 (aka Creedence) has been released to web and this has been resolved in this release. Click here to read my updated article for DMC and vGPU on XenServer 6.5 A couple months back I was working with a colleague of mine …
VSX2012 Presentation – Advancements in Hypervisor Technologies
I was recently asked to present an agnostic session on “Advancements in Hypervisor Technologies” at the Virtualization Solutions Exchange, sponsored by Entisys Solutions (www.VSX2012.com). Below is the description of the session, followed by the YouTube upload and images from the slidedeck. In this presentation Dane …
XenServer Management on Steroids with SCVMM 2012 Part 6
In Part 5 we discussed App Controller 2012, and wrapped up our Delegation of Administration portion of this blog post. In Part 6 we will discuss my second pain point with XenServer which is the Lack of host affinity rules. Resource affinity rules AKA Custom Placement …