- 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 Chained Reboot Scripts, now supporting Citrix Cloud, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD), and XenApp/XenDesktop 5, 6, 6.5, and 7.x!
Updated 2018.12.22: Revision 1.9 Now Supports Citrix Cloud! One script now works with all current and modern versions of XenApp, XenDesktop, Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (CVAD), and Citrix Cloud Virtual Apps and Desktops Service from 7.0 and later, through 1811. In zero-downtime 24/7 environments …
Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V MDT 2013 Deployment Comparing Gen1 to Gen2 Legacy/Synthetic Network Boot
Having fun on a Saturday, recorded this nice benchmark showing the improvements booting from the network between Hyper-V Gen1 VMs w/Legacy vs. Gen2 VMs w/Synthetic. For more details, check out Aidan’s blog (http://www.aidanfinn.com/?p=14913) or Technet for more details on Gen2 VMs. The Gen1 w/Legacy took …
Last week I gave a presentation at the local Citrix Users Group in Santa Clara on Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 and Windows Server 2012 R2. During the session, I had a 20 minute demo where I went through the basic installation and configuration of …
Bay Area Citrix Users Group October 23rd Presentation – Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Primer!
I was recently asked to give a Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) 2013 Primer at the Bay Area Citrix Users Group (http://www.meetup.com/baycug). Below are the images from the slide deck along with a YouTube upload of the recorded server deployment demo! Enjoy!! Click any image to …
I wrote a series of Twitter messages this morning with a couple quick how-to steps, but I figured it would be valuable to summarize in a quick blog post. Back in the day I used web Download Managers to throttle bandwidth usage so I didn’t …