It’s almost time for Citrix Synergy, and if you’re interested in XenDesktop’s provisioning technology, come visit session SYN-219 – Getting up close and personal with MCS and PVS. Here’s a little background: Virtual Desktops and provisioning go hand in hand. Continue reading SYN219- Getting up close and personal with MCS and PVS
It’s an old saying; “A picture is worth a thousand words.” I believe this still holds true, but the problem is it really all depends on who is the viewing audience of your picture and if they truly understand the Continue reading A picture is worth a 1000 words….
Hi all, While prepping a few demo’s of RDS / XenApp on the Acropolis hypervisor I decided to shoot a few quick iPhone video’s of how easy and fast the provisioning mechanism in the Acropolis hypervisor really is, and how Continue reading Quick demo’s: Acropolis hypervisor acli cloning ops
An exciting day! Today Citrix and Nutanix announced Nutanix Acropolis to be Citrix Ready. Not just for XenApp and XenDesktop, but also for Sharefile and Netscaler. In this post I want to focus on the impact of this for desktop Continue reading Making VDI invisible.
Hi all, It’s here: the Nutanix Community Edition. But you know what sucks? There’s a line to get in. Wanna know a secret? I got invite codes to help you jump the queue! How do you get one? Just submit Continue reading Nutanix Community Edition Invitation codes
I was playing around with my demo environment and modified the wallpaper to give it a nice Nutanix branding. Here’s the result: To do this simply edit the file C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\Citrix\CitrixWeb\contrib\custom.style file. The “CitrixWeb” part might be different depending on your store Continue reading Quick how-to: skinning StoreFront
Weapon of choice? Recently I’ve been involved in some internal and external discussions about wether or not a XenDesktop deployment should use Provisioning Services (PVS) or Machine Creation Services (MCS). Ever since Citrix released MCS with the release of XenDesktop Continue reading Provisioning Services; time to let go
Happy birthday to my employer! This month Nutanix will reach it’s 5th birthday, september 22/9 to be exact. In just 5 years time, with the first two years being in stealth mode, Nutanix has achieved some remarkable results: With annualized Continue reading Happy birthday!
Hot or not? If you’ve recently taken a look at the very comprehensive Citrix Validated Solution for Nutanix you must have noticed the high density footprint you can achieve when running XenDesktop on our hyper-converged solution. It’s not just a drastic Continue reading How cool is your virtual (Xen)desktop?
Hi all, Ever since Citrix released XenDesktop 5.0 we have had the debate of PVS vs MCS, or Provisioning Services vs Machine Creation Services. When I was back at Citrix we (the Systems Engineers) always had this discussion with the Continue reading Simplifying MCS with Nutanix and Shadow Clones