Monthly Archives: May 2011

XenApp 6.0 on Windows Server 2008 R2 with SP1

Microsoft has released SP1 for Windows Server 2008 R2. In SP1 there are several enhancements for Remote Desktop Services. Especially RemoteFX is a noticeable change. So what’s the impact on XenApp 6.0? One would expect that this also requires an update for XenApp 6.0. But when we take a closer look at RemoteFX on the […]

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Citrix Synergy – Day4

Today I attended the session called “Image Management and Replication with Provisioning Services”. Project Merrimack from Citrix supports vDisk versioning while in use by using a new VHD file with the extension of .avhd which holds all of the changes. This supports VHD chains which allow for multiple streams to several revisions of one vDisk. […]

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Citrix Synergy – Day3

Although technically this is really Day 1 of Synergy, my Day 3 started with a Partner Appreciation breakfast hosted by Citrix, Cisco, and NetApp. The event consisted of a panel with a representative from each company talking about their alliances and complete architected solutions concerning VDI. We met Dan Kuchem from Citrix again there and […]

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Citrix Summit – Day2

Day 1 ended with the Partner Appreciation Party which was very cool. The buffet was excellent and it was nice to get to know each other at Varrow a bit better and also to see some of the vendor reps that we work with daily (as partner relationships are extremely important to us). I got […]

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Citrix Summit – Day1

Citrix Synergy has gotten kicked off today in the form of Citrix Summit. This event is a two day event prior to Citrix Synergy strictly for Citrix Partners. The city has definitely started filling up fast; as if there weren’t enough people in San Francisco! I checked into the Hilton off of O’Farrell which is […]

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XenDesktop 5 Service Pack 1 Released- [vBOX]

Citrix has released XenDesktop 5 Service Pack 1 for download. What’s new? XenDesktop 5 Service Pack 1 follows the December 2010 XenDesktop 5 release with a number of bug fixes and quality improvements for hosted VDI desktop deployments as well as support for the new Microsoft Server 2008R2 SP1, Microsoft Hyper-‐V 2008R2 SP1, and Windows […]

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