Tag: load_balancing

  1. Active/Active GSLB for XenDesktop – A Practical Approach (Part 1)

    We often encounter customers with business continuity goals which require XenDesktop user VMs to be available to users in the event of a full site failure.  A passive DR failover configuration is often not desirable because customers want to be able to leverage their hardware investment in a secondary data center.  This leads to requests to architect a XenDesktop environment with active/active data center capability ...

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  2. Citrix and CSC – Its that simple!

    Get ready to get more done—however, wherever and on whatever device. Using products you already trust and some new ones you’re going to love, Citrix and CSC have created a simple, secure and scalable work environment to fit every work style. Citrix and CSC - Its that simple

  3. NetScaler Cluster – How the New IP Sub System Works

    Couple months back I wrote an introductory blog on NetScaler Cluster (http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/09/12/netscaler-cluster-the-way-ahead/) and always wanted to follow up with more blogs and data around this awesome technology and architecture. As we see more and more customers moving towards Cluster adoption, here is the next level data on important concepts.   NetScaler has couple important types of IP addressing schemes in the system. As a NetScaler user I ...

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  4. SiteMinder moves in with NetScaler

    The need for strong identity and access management (IAM) is essential to the secured operation of complex web properties and services. Integration of multi-factor authentication, single sign on (SSO) and strong access governance are an absolute requirement for operating in today's compliance and threat environment.. All too often - in the haste to get an application online or updated - security is lost to convenience. Reality ...

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  5. Where’s a next-gen firewall when you need one? Anywhere you want!

    Protecting today's dynamic applications and data demands agile security measures that span from networks to web properties and into the cloud.  Next Generation Firewall (NGFW) technologies are required protect the integrity of network and web protocols and services, as well as thwarting constantly-evolving advanced threats and malware.  Application Delivery Controllers (ADC's) are required to assure availability by preventing Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of ...

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  6. Method, Monitors and Persistence in Load Balancing

    There are three important components of setting up a load balancing  configuration, namely monitors, methods and an optional parameter called persistence. When setting up the load balancing, different combinations of these three components can give different results. When you set up load balancing, a default monitor is always attached to the configuration. In simple terms, a monitor is used to keep a check on the status ...

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  7. When Applications and Networks Unite — the age of enlightened infrastructure

    Applications  are roundly in the spotlight now, with the launch of Cisco Application Centric  Infrastructure (ACI) and the Nexus 9000 solutions. Citrix has been in the application delivery business for the past two decades; it’s what we’re known for.  Our customers deliver millions of applications – Windows, Web, SaaS or Cloud – to their employees and their customers.  We live with the apps at layers 4-7, riding ...

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  8. Master Wizard – Let Us Learn The Magic Behind

    Last blog (http://blogs.citrix.com/2013/09/20/master-wizard-reducing-deployment-time-from-weeks-to-hours/) introduced the Master Wizard and I believe you had exciting start and now you want to know more about the magic happening behind the scene. Let us go through the logical flow of wizard and see what is getting done smartly.   The wizard starts with selection of the topology where you just see one… then why select? That’s an indication that more will ...

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  9. Master Wizard – Reducing Deployment Time from Weeks to Hours

    NetScaler is the de-facto ADC standard for XenApp and XenDesktop deployments. There are several NetScaler features which add great value to the VDI deployments. End users most of the time are either not aware of the value add or are not familiar with the configuration and workflow. In majority of cases NetScaler Gateway feature is used for secure remote connectivity followed by load balancing of core components. ...

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  10. NetScaler Cluster – The Way Ahead

    Let us start with the question "How are you deploying your NetScaler?".   NetScaler has come through a long way of being a Kernel based Packet Engine to user mode Multi Core (nCore) platform and today you can Cluster these nCore devices together. All flavors of NetScaler (VPX, MPX and VPX over SDX) support Cluster mode of deployment. With release 10.1 we support most of the important features ...

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