Rachel Berry

  1. Citrix UK User Group Meeting – 2nd April 2015, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK. Bring Your Own Session (BYOS)

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    Andrew Wood (@gilwood_cs) , CTP (Citrix Technology Professional) has announced on behalf of the UK Citrix User Group Organising Committee - a call for speakers and registrations for the group’s next meeting in Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Many of us from Citrix attend this events to meet real users and get feedback into what our priorities for support, product features and documentation should be. Belo is Andrew’s announcement ...

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  2. Feedback Wanted: How Good is Printing in a Virtualised Environment? – Citrix Universal Printing

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    About 8 months ago I took over as Product Manager for our printing products for Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, including Citrix UPD (Universal Print Driver) and Citrix UPS (Universal Print Server). Since then we’ve been investing heavily in the underlying architecture, scalability and reliability of the solutions. We’ve also been working on improving the documentation, reference architectures and performance data available around the products. Now we ...

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  3. Polska: New Citrix User Group – Meeting 5th March 2015, Krakow, Poland

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    I was delighted to hear from Paweł Serwan last week that the PLCUG (Poland Citrix User Group) have opened registration for their first official meeting (Wszystkie prezentacje odbędą się w języku polskim!). This is possible thanks to the support and sponsorship of Cisco Systems, Poland. PLCUG joins many other user groups (you can read about some others here). These user groups are typically open to all ...

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  4. Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp – How to Determine HDX Display Mode

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    Just a quick blog to highlight the recent availability of a new CTX article (CTX200370), which I think is super useful and a must read for anyone using HDX or HDX 3D Pro! A few months ago, my colleagues Fedi Saidane and Gabriel Nguyen, wrote what is probably the best blog on HDX Graphics ever written, in which they covered how to understand HDX graphics modes ...

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  5. Citrix XenServer: How to Access XenStore Information, from a Windows Guest VM, Using WMI Interface

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    A while ago I wrote a Knowledge Base article (CTX136426) documenting the Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) available in XenServer to transfer data between the hypervisor and an operating system within a VM such as a XenDesktop or XenApp VD. I still frequently get enquiries on our SDK forum that are basically looking to see if such an interface exists so I’m republishing my article here ...

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  6. XenServer 6.5 – SDK Enhancements – PowerShell, C#, C, Java, Python APIs

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    There have been a variety of improvements to the SDK with Citrix XenServer 6.5   The old style PowerShell SDK, which was shipped as a PowerShell v1.0 Snap-In in XenServer versions prior to 6.5 and was deprecated as of XenServer 6.2, has now been removed. Previously released as a PowerShell v2.0 Snap-In, the XenServer PowerShell SDK is now shipped as a more versatile PowerShell v2.0 Module XenServer's per host ...

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  7. PowerShell: Getting ICA and HDX Metrics, Monitoring Data and Policy Settings via WMI

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    I recently wrote a blog (which you can read here) about how XenApp and XenDesktop users can determine the HDX Display Mode by following advice in CTX200370 including methods using HDX Monitor and WMIC command line. As it is possible to access this information from the command line via WMIC you can also to do this within a PowerShell Script calling WMIC. I thought it might be ...

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  8. Probably the Best EMEA CAD Event and it is FREE! Save the date for Develop3DLive! Warwick, UK, 26th March 2015

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    Just a quick blog and personal recommendation for what I consider to be hands-down the best CAD user and industry event in EMEA, possibly the world. In fact it doesn’t just cover CAD but CAM, CAE, PLM, Rendering, 3D technologies, haptic devices, virtual reality, 3D Printing; with 4 streams of technology.       Develop3D LIVE! Will be held at Warwick University, UK, on March 26th 2015, with headline ...

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  9. User Survey CAD+Virtualisation: Fantastic Survey – Why You Should Participate!

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    Hi All! I’m lucky to have fantastic readership of my CAD, CAE, CAM and PLM streams already and I really value the feedback and comments you give me. CAD+Cloud and CAD+Virtualisation is the reason I moved to Citrix from the CAD industry at Siemens PLM to work on the HDX 3D Pro GPU projects with NVIDIA targeted at helping designers virtualise.   Today I’d Like to Ask You ...

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  10. NVIDIA vGPU available with CloudStack and Citrix CloudPlatform – vGPU Goes Cloud!

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    There have been so many announcements, of new features, recently of around both Citrix XenDesktop, XenServer and NVIDIA vGPU that after seeing enquiries on CloudStack and OpenStack GPU support over on the excellent NVIDIA GRID and vGPU forums (you can find the forums, here), I thought it was worth highlighting that CloudPlatform recently announced support for NVIDIA vGPU in their latest version.   READ THE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT ...

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