- 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)
XenServer Management on Steroids with SCVMM 2012 Part 1
I recently took a deeper dive into XenServer for a large project I’m currently working on, and to my amazement a few features that have been around for a while in other hypervisors were missing in XenServer. I could go into some other features, but …
Creating Provisioning Services & XenDesktop Virtual Desktops on Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V using PowerShell!
Click to download: WS2012_HyperV_PVS_XenDesktop_StreamedVM_Setup_Wizard.ps1 I was recently asked to do a hypervisor performance comparison using LoginVSI against Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V 2 and the newly released Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V 3. For this scenario we would need to spin up a number of virtual …
Deploying Windows 8 Virtual Desktop Infrastructure on Windows Server 2012
Several months ago, fellow blogger Kees Baggerman covered RDS: Windows 8 Scenario-based RDS deployment which included a 10 minute YouTube video on RDS Session Virtualization (aka terminal services). In this article, I am going to cover the other element of RDS scenario-based installation, Virtual Desktop …
Hypervisors and the features discussions, will this become obsolete?
With the upcoming release of Hyper-V 3.0 we see a lot of movement from both VMware and Microsoft on marketing level so all features are promoted, recently this type of marketing became a bit more ugly as VMware launched a ‘Get the facts‘ and older …
The mystery of the missing use case for state-full VDI
Since I started doing VDI projects a couple of years ago on each project I run into cases where certain user groups demand a personal state-full desktop. I have heard lots of reasons, the problem is that I haven’t heard a single good one yet! …