With Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 1912 achieved LTSR (Long Term Servicing Release). This is the first LTSR since the 7.15 release, which was almost 3 years earlier. In 3 years, a lot has changed. The protocol had many improvements that directly impacted the user experience and bandwidth utilization. With each release, since 7.11 (2016), I ran a standard series of LoginVSI tests to compare bandwidth utilization. Since the 1912 release is an LTSR, it is time to reset the test scenarios. I need to update the base operating system to something more recent. I also want to apply a … Continue reading Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops Bandwidth
For 10 months in the cold north, we are addicted to winter weather forecasts (ok, 10 months is a little extreme. Winter does not usually last that long in Minnesota). But during winter, we always want to know how much snow we are going to get. The answer always comes down to ranges Less than 1 inch 1-2 inches 2-4 inches 3-5 inches 5-8 inches 6-10 inches 8-15 inches Head south As the totals get larger, the ranges get larger. There is so much room for error due to many variables. The same thing can be said for estimating network … Continue reading Windows 2016 Bandwidth Estimates for 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.