May 17, 2009

Client hypervisors, are they the missing VDI link?

Citrix recently announced XenClient, their client side bare metal hypervisor. VMware announced their client hypervisor back in February and I would not be surprised if Microsoft […]
April 28, 2009

Citrix Stats using PowerShell and SQL

Wow, I like what Alain has done with some PowerShell/SQL/Visual Studio tricks. I can see how this could be turned into a farm trending/capacity management tool. […]
April 23, 2009

The cost of live migration: Did VMware miss an opportunity with vSphere?

VMware recently announced vSphere 4, the replacement for ESX 3.5. When I read that new editions had been released for small business I thought VMware would […]
April 23, 2009

The cost of Live Migration: Did VMware miss an opportunity?

VMware recently announced vSphere 4, the replacement for ESX 3.5. When I read that new editions had been released for small business I thought VMware would […]
April 20, 2009

Automated XenServer host & VM shutdown

A client is currently implementing Citrix XenServer 5.0 and had hit a snag trying to get the new XenServer hosts communicating with their APC UPS. They […]
April 19, 2009

XenApp server cloning utilities

Here’s a useful looking utility from Citrix which saves the manual steps involved in preparing a XenApp server for cloning.Download here. I also just found a […]
April 15, 2009

Publishing Adobe Acrobat 8 Pro & LiveCycle Designer

When publishing Adobe Acrobat 8 Pro or Adobe LiveCycle Designer 8 using Citrix Presentation Server 4.5 the application does not display. The session is established and […]
March 20, 2009

CitrixTools.Net

I stumbled upon CitrixTools.Net from a Citrix forum post and was surprised to find several tools they have developed which are very similar to some I […]
March 10, 2009

Cloud, grid and utility computing defined

http://www.katescomment.com/the-definition-of-cloud-computing/ A great definition, although coming from the MD of a utility computing company the statement “Arguably there is only really one cloud, which is the […]
March 8, 2009

Shadowing a XenApp session speeds up the session

Here’s the scenario: a user calls the helpdesk from a remote site saying that Citrix session performance is not good. The helpdesk shadows the user’s session […]

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