- 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)
XenDesktop Deployments…Single or Multiple Hypervisor Infrastructure?
While working on a XenDesktop project in a huge VMware shop, I started thinking if a single hypervisor should be used or if multiple hypervisors should be used in XenDesktop deployments. Then I was on a conference call with Scott Lane, Senior Systems Engineer for …
XenServer “Midnight Ride” Features and Thoughts
Citrix has announced some of the new features in XenServer “Midnight Ride”. This will most be likely be XenServer 6.0. The public beta of XenServer “Midnight Ride” is targeted for mid March. In this blog post I am going to go over some of the new …
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 …
Merchandising Server 1.1 and XenServer Tools Update
Citrix has recently released Merchandising Server 1.1. Merchandising Server is a XenServer virtual appliance that allows you to centrally manage the setup of the Citrix Receiver, enables Citrix plug-ins and updates, enables access to web-based user support services, and has management reporting features. I recently …
Have you upgraded to Provisioning Services 5.1 yet? Why Not?
Provisioning Services 5.1 has been out for awhile now and it amazes me how many people are still running 4.5 or 5.0. Why haven’t they upgraded yet? Do they know about the new features?