Tag: desktop_virtualization

  1. @XDtipster – Linux VDA setup on CentOS 6.6 Pt.2

    Now that we have our Linux OS installed and prepared as per part 1 of this guide. It's time to move onto part 2 and install and configure the Linux VDA for registration with a Site Controller... Once again, I hope you enjoy the read and please sound off in the comments if you have any questions or feedback :-) Pt.2 Installing and configuring the Linux VDA 1.Configure OpenJDK The Linux ...

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  2. @XDtipster – Linux VDA setup on CentOS 6.6 Pt.1

    Linux Windows

    With the Linux VDA set to drop very shortly as part of the XenApp & XenDesktop 7.6 FP2 release. It seems like a good time to share the high level, yet detailed, set-up process I followed when successfully carrying out internal testing. Taken from various sources including the tech preview RHEL install guide, my colleague Lee Bushen's detailed SLED based lab set-up guide and a tonne of Google ...

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  3. Proactive Performance Monitoring of Citrix XenServer and NVIDIA GRID Infrastructures

    NVIDIA grid

    With today’s modern large compute, network & storage infrastructures, rarely do we talk just about single product, or even a single vendor's solution being able to solve the many business challenges being faced. One important area that the Citrix Converged Infrastructure team puts considerable engineering effort into is the hypervisor layer, particularly around its features, performance and scalability. Focusing for a moment on application and desktop ...

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  4. Out With the Old: Driving Relevant Services as a Hosting Service Provider

    Tower of London

    I’ve been in Europe visiting some of the largest Telephone Companies in the world. I've found a common thread that's drawn between these huge Service Providers and it's the paradox they are facing regarding their livelihoods. In most cases, they have tremendous brand recognition. Their reach is phenomenal (servicing millions of subscribers) and they have more network capacity than any business could imagine. So, what is the dichotomy? Believe ...

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  5. Tech Previews for Citrix Receiver and StoreFront 3.0 Now Available

    In early March, we released the StoreFront 2.7 Technology Preview. This represented a Tech Preview for first set of components related to the Receiver X1 project. That release provided IT admins the ability to create and manage a centrally branded end user app selection experience on Receiver for Web. At today’s Synergy keynote, we’re expanding the reach of this story by announcing the availability of the ...

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  6. Bringing Back the Forgotten Art of Talking with Your Customers

    Talking with customers

    As part of my job on the Customer Experience Design team at Citrix, I’m often asked to facilitate events to help Citrix employees better understand our customers. This is part of an ongoing effort to maintain our focus as a human outcomes company. At the end of the day, we believe (as I’m sure many of you do, too) that our success depends on delivering the ...

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  7. Connecting Customers and Companies Like Never Before

    Concierge

    Today, in our fast-paced, hyper-connected world, mobile device users are able to perform so many tasks on the go, from accessing online banking, to shopping, reading, researching or working. But the ability for mobile app users to easily connect and receive fast and quality service and support from a company is still very challenging. So, where is the business-customer disconnect? The reality is that companies simply haven’t ...

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  8. @XDtipster – What’s in a Name? (The Art of Renaming a Site Database)

    Ever wondered if it's possible to rename your existing FMA Site Database without making a complete mess of your environment? No?? It turns out it's a relatively simple matter, but one that requires a few more steps then you might initially think... Before running through the steps, let's quickly recap how to change the logical Site name, as represented through Citrix Studio/PowerShell (PoSH) and, at the ...

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  9. What You Missed At NVIDIA GTC15!

    High resolution image of brain

    You may binge-watch “Mad Men,” but have you ever binge-watched presentations on graphical CAD, CAM, BIM or MRI applications? Well, today is your lucky day. Whether you made it to San Jose for the NVIDIA Graphical Technology Conference or not, you may have missed some of the great sessions that were presented there. Fortunately for us, NVIDIA has posted the session recordings and slides for public ...

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