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Fun with NetScaler Gateway and StoreFront

I don’t work with NetScalers on a regular basis.  I am familiar with the product and the capabilities, but prefer to leave that to NetScaler and networking engineers.  As I explained to a friend of mine once, I understand the … Continue reading

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Technical Deep Dive: XenApp Load Evaluators

One of the often overlooked features of XenApp is truly understanding the load evaluators. As a consultant, I commonly see environments using only the Default Load Evaluator. If I am lucky, they might be using the Advanced Load Evaluator. Rarely … Continue reading

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XenDesktop 5 Deep Dive: Machine Creation Services (MCS) on vSphere 4.1

As promised, I have published my Deep Dive around MCS over at The GenerationV Site: http://tinyurl.com/4tzpfts. Check it out! The data is abstracted, but all the source came from a real-world pilot. The question posed was, “What is the impact … Continue reading

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Citrix closes the gap with VMWare — XenServer 5.6 Beta, Part 1

Most of the complaints I’ve heard in regards to XenServer vs. VMWare is the fact that XenServer does not allow an overcommitment of memory.  If you have a host server with 16 GB of RAM, you can only allocate up … Continue reading

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The Future of Computing? BYOC!

Check out my latest article, and in depth look at Bring Your Own Computer to Work Policies… A growing trend in technology firms is Bring Your Own Computer (BYOC or BYOPC). Of course organizations such as Microsoft, Google, Citrix and … Continue reading

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TheGenerationV.com

I’m happy to announce that I am joining the team over at TheGenerationV.com. I will still be maintaining my personal blog here as time allows, of course, but will also be writing case studies and analysis articles for GenerationV. TheGenerationV.com … Continue reading

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