Product: XenServer

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. CloudFoundry, OpenStack and XenServer

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    Cloud Foundry and OpenStack are a fantastic fit, as are OpenStack and XenServer. But what if you want to run Cloud Foundry on OpenStack with XenServer as the hypervisor? What do you need to be aware of and how do you get XenServer working under RDO? Nedim Šabić has written a two-part blog post on of deploying this very combination, including setting up an RDO deployment ...

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  4. Citrix Technology Short #2

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    Similar to my inaugural "short", here are some things happening in my Citrix world that I believe are worth sharing with the Community: I am still waiting for an email from Shawn Bass explaining why 6 seconds is an acceptable amount of response time. ;) Speaking of Shawn, Helge Klein and Aaron Parker teamed up to write a nice 5 part series on folder redirection (and how ...

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  5. See XenServer 6.5 Live in Action at the February Citrix XenServer Master Class

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      Citrix has recently announced XenServer 6.5, the newest release of the industry leading virtualization platform for desktop, server and cloud. Citrix Master Classes are free live webinars where customers and partners can see product demos, learn about best practices and ask experts about the technical side of the products. There is even a live Q&A during the entire webinar so you can get tips and feedback ...

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Workload Balancing (WLB) – XenDesktop and XenApp – Use Cases!

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    A few days ago I blogged about the new version of XenServer Workload Balancing 6.5 and highlighted some features that I thought were particularly interesting for XenDesktop and XenApp users to explore. In my last blog (which you can read here), I covered how the recent release of a new version of XenServer 6.5 and a new version of WLB adds more functionality, a better ...

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  9. JPEG Compression – Recognising The Artefacts to Help Tune HDX for XenDesktop and XenApp

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    Citrix HDX and HDX 3D Pro technologies use a multitude of compression technologies and codecs to support an enormous range of hardware, end-points, operating systems and network connections for XenDesktop and XenApp. Our technologies are adaptive so most of the time you will be unaware if we are changing technologies under-the-hood to support your particular systems, application usage and network conditions. The administrator has control ...

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  10. Citrix XenDesktop: PVS with NVIDIA vGPU Available and Fully Supported!

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    Those of you using Citrix XenDesktop and HDX 3D Pro with XenServer for vGPU may be aware that initially NVIDIA vGPU launched with XenApp and XenDesktop 7.1 back in 2013 and was announced with support for MCS (Machine Creation Services) as a mechanism for provision desktops. Since then we have formally validated, tested and documented support for PVS too, you can find the official support matrix ...

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