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Optimize VDI: Windows 10 Default Apps (Original, Anniversary and Creator Updates)

With the release of Windows 10 Build 1703 (Creator Update), Microsoft added new capabilities into the base operating system that will have an impact on the user experience in a VDI implementation. 322 more words

Xendesktop

XenServer PVS Accelerator Sizing - Part 2

As you might have read, I recently ran a few XenServer PVS Accelerator tests to determine a starting point for the cache size.  This initial investigation looked at Windows 10 and Windows 2012R2 for boot and logon operations. 347 more words

Xendesktop

Windows Server 2016 Optimizations for Citrix XenApp

When it comes to operating system optimization, I have two sides battling with each other. Although optimizing does improve single server scalability, I believe the more you mess with the OS the greater your chances are that you will break something. 1,048 more words

Xendesktop

How do I get gnome to load my .Xdefaults automatically?

Our new Xendesktop setup solved a few problems and of course introduced new ones.

A user asked the question of how to get gnome to load .Xdefaults automatically as it was not working. 28 more words

Troubleshoting

XenServer PVS Accelerator Cache Sizing

How large should we make our PVS Accelerator cache? Too large and we waste resources. Too small and we lose the performance.

Let’s take a step back and recall our best practice for sizing the RAM on Provisioning Services.  475 more words

Xendesktop

Citrix VDA version check

I had a question as to the VDA version installed on a Linux virtual machine. I didn’t find anything obvious through the basic ctx commands. 33 more words

Troubleshooting

XenDesktop 7.12 - Local Host Cache Explained

With the release of XenDesktop 7.12 the FMA architecture attempts (fairly successfully) to bring back the LHC functionality that was available in the IMA architecture. The original release of XenDesktop required the Site Database to be “always available”. 97 more words

Local Host Cache