Tag: vdi

  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

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    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. Citrix Ready Technical Webinar with X1

    Double Down On VDI By Providing Excellent End-User Search Experience The benefits of virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI) are clear - enabling secure and efficient BYOD, streamlining IT administration, and reducing operational costs. Key to any VDI deployment is end-user satisfaction and adoption. Because best practice dictates disabling Windows indexing to ensure optimal resource performance, end-users tend to be frustrated by poor search experiences. With X1 Search Virtual Edition™, ...

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  4. Citrix Ready Joint Webinar with Bitdefender

    Advanced Security for VDI: What You Need to Know As more organizations move towards virtual environments and mobile business, security technology needs to keep pace. Protecting endpoints is a necessary defense in the war against malicious attacks. However, using traditional security solutions in virtual environments can hinder performance and create bottlenecks. This webinar will focus on how organizations can improve security and performance with a security solution ...

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  5. @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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  6. What You Missed At NVIDIA GTC15!

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    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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  7. The (Significant) Benefits Software-Defined Storage Brings to VDI

    Hello, everyone! If you’ve ever worked on a VDI project, chances are pretty good you encountered one or more issues pertaining to performance, scalability, availability, data management, data protection, and cost. And when you did, chances are just as good it was your storage that contributed to or even caused those problems. After all, traditional (hardware-based) storage systems, which are not “application aware,” are unable to differentiate ...

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  8. 4 Must See Events @GTC

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        It’s not often that I share my agenda in such a public forum as my blog.  But, for the week of March 16 while at NVIDIA’s Graphical Technology Conference (GTC) I feel compelled to make an exception. I am super excited about the sessions that I have hand picked out of the catalog for this year’s conference. I hope that you are too.   S5872 Worlds Collide   The ...

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