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Citrix XenApp Showdown: AMD Opteron 6278 vs Intel Xeon E5-2670

I recently had the chance to compare similar generation AMD and Intel blade offerings from a single vendor with LoginVSI to see if there was any great difference between the two available chipsets when deploying server based computing environments leveraging Citrix XenApp. 1,640 more words


LoginVSI: The importance of setting the correct logon interval

When you run LoginVSI load tests you want to make sure that the host has 30 seconds between each user logging on, to give it enough time to process the user logon and to not let user logons skew host resources and your VSImax results. 351 more words


Citrix XenApp: Is it worth upgrading to B200 M3 to improve user density?

We are currently running Cisco UCS B200 M2 blades in our current XenApp cluster. Now that the M2s are end of life and we are beginning to procure newer… 823 more words


Trend Micro Deep Security and Citrix XenApp: The effect of Agentless AV on VSImax

I’ve been doing some benchmarking recently on our 2 socket 6 core 3.3GHz B200 M2’s used in our dedicated XenApp cluster (each ESXi host providing a total of 39.888GHz) to quantify the impact of AV protection on VSImax. 332 more words

Trend Micro Deep Security

Tackling first-run, first-time user prompts by Office customization tool (OCT) and Office ADAM templates

This topic popped up in my mind while working with LoginVSI (the benchmarking tool for VDI) wherein the script that simulates a task worker environment in virtual desktops (horizon view, xendesktop etc.) stuck at the first run prompts (recommended settings, EULA, feedback/survey etc.) while opening office applications (word, outlook, excel) or adobe reader. 173 more words
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VRC white paper about impact of AV on VDI performance - @LoginVSI, @LoginConsultant

New VRC white paper about impact of antivirus on VDI performance

The independent research initiative Project Virtual Reality Check (VRC) released the long awaited ‘Phase V’ white paper which provides new insights in the impact and best practices of various antivirus solutions on VDI performance. 90 more words


Pre-requisites/Checklist before starting a LoginVSI test for a XenDesktop/XenApp environment

Desktop Studio
  • All XenDesktop (XD) virtual machines are in Ready/Registered state/Powered-On
  • Sometimes, you may reboot the controller/broker server, not necessary all the time.
  • Maintenance mode should be disabled…
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