Tag: xenserver

  1. @IngmarVerheij – Setting Up a Persistent WAN Emulator

    The ICA traffic is processed by the WAN emulator, the other (eg. Internet) traffic isn't.

    Now that FrameHawk is released (can we get a whoop whoop!?!) we can all get our hands dirty on testing this amazing piece of technology. FrameHawk helps you serve users (or subscribers as we'd like to name them) from locations where the connection is not as reliable as we'd like. When we're facing lossy connections, commonly referred to as packet loss, this extension of HDX ...

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  2. System Test Automation at Citrix

    We automate for a reason. At Citrix we seek to automate both the provisioning of complex product deployments and the execution of system and interoperability tests on those deployments. Automated provisioning of Citrix products preserves test engineer time for actual testing as opposed to routine set-up. Automated test execution allows routine regression testing to be done early and often. Both are valuable. Both help us achieve our ...

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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. Virtualizing the Traditional University

    Animal House (1978)

    I don’t want to sound like an alarmist, but there is a growing trend on University campuses around the globe. And if, like me, you are the parent of a soon-to-be college freshman (fingers crossed), it could impact you in a number of ways. I’m talking about the demise of the traditional computer lab. You remember the computer lab. That room full of tables--row after row--lined ...

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  5. My Way, Your Way, or the Highway: All Roads Lead to HDX 3D Pro

    NVIDIA at Citrix Synergy

    HDX 3D Pro is a set of graphics acceleration technologies that optimize the delivery of rich graphic apps in Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop. The choice of hypervisor is yours! Register Now to learn more on the Citrix Ready Webinar, Wednesday June 3 2015 at 9:30AM PDT HDX 3D Pro conquers the final frontier of mobile workspaces: remote access to high performance, high fidelity interactive graphics and 3D rendering. ...

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  6. Citrix Ready Technical Webinar with NVIDIA

    Blow your designers minds by combining 3D apps with XenDesktop and NVIDIA GPUs Got key users with 3D apps? Already familiar with XenDesktop? Want to blow your designers minds by combining 3D apps with Desktop Virtualization? Your key users drive your company IP. Desktop Virtualization with NVIDIA graphics will drive your key users’ productivity. Learn the quickest path to implement the new vGPU support for your XenDesktop ...

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  7. Citrix Teams with Mirantis and OpenStack, Serves Up Big Wins for Customers

    Mirantis logo

    Hot on the heels of our announcement that we were joining the OpenStack Foundation, we’re excited to announce some specific vendors that we’re starting to integrate with – in particular, our good friends over at Mirantis. For those of you who follow the market closely, Mirantis is now one of the largest and most successful OpenStack distributions out in the market and bring both great software ...

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  8. VENOM Vulnerability

    This week, a security advisory identified as as “VENOM” or Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation, CVE-2015-3456 was publicly announced. During Citrix Synergy, I received questions about how XenServer is affected, and what customers should do about it. Citrix recently published a security advisory (http://support.citrix.com/article/CTX201078) on VENOM as it relates to XenServer, and while that should be your main source of updates, I thought I would provide ...

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  9. Citrix XenServer v6.5 SP1: Double Density, Docker Containers and Enhanced Graphics Support!

    That’s right - XenServer v6.5 SP1 has just been released, featuring enhanced graphics support with Intel GVT-d GPU pass-through for Windows, nVIDIA GPU pass-through for Linux and Docker container run-time management! Citrix Synergy 2015 is in full swing here in Orlando, Florida, and the XenServer product group has been eagerly looking forward to this year's event for numerous reasons. It might feel like only last week that ...

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  10. XenServer at Citrix Synergy 2015

    Welcome-to-Snergy

    Citrix Synergy 2015 is nearly upon us and I hope that like many of us here at Citrix, you have finalized arrangements for the trip to Orlando, are planning which sessions to attend and are busy arranging meetings with key product & industry professionals. This is a great time of year; it’s exciting to see and hear from so many customers, partners, analysts and colleagues on ...

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