Month: March 2016

Remote protocols benchmarking, Citrix, VMware and RDP–Part 2 Blast Extreme vs ThinWire

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Yesterday I released the first post of my protocol benchmarking stating that I would do a follow up in part two in regards to packet loss, scenarioes. Well I lied a bit… After some feedback to my email I decided to alter it…

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Remote protocols benchmarking, Citrix, VMware and RDP–Part One PCoIP vs Blast Extreme

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So I have been eargly awaing the Vmware Horizon 7 release and with it also a new display protocol called Horizon Blast, which has been a huge improvement from the former protocol PCoIP, but it is still available as an option when setting…

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New eBook project status–NetScaler Gateway deep-dive

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As mentioned before I am currently working on a new eBook on NetScaler Gateway, based upon feedback on mail and some randon polls on Twitter. The ebook is good underway and is of now about 100+ pages. Don’t know yet how long the…

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Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure from Veeam!

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Today Veeam annonced a new cool feature for all of us Microsoft Azure friends! So Veeam Direct Restore is a free virtual appliance from Veeam which delivers cloud restore options for Veeam Backup and replication and also for Veeam Endpoint backup. (Now remember…

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A bit for my norwegian followers! Club Exclusive

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So just a bit of advertisment for our upcoming event at Exclusive Networks here in Norway! On the 27th of May we are having a whole day event with topics about Software-defined datacenter, deep-dive cybersecurity and datacenter networking, interested? You can read more…

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Closer look at Liquidware labs and FlexApp

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After I initially published my blogpost on Application Layering vs Application Virtualization, https://msandbu.wordpress.com/2016/02/05/application-virtualization-vs-application-layering/ I got more in-depth of the different technologies out there, and sure I didn’t cover all of them I just focused on the ones I found the most interesting. Now…

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Need for speed–Benchmarking Citrix NetScaler

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Citrix has announced the move to more NFV and pushing the limits of NetScaler towards up to 100GBps on a single VPX (Yet to see) but since this was a hot topic a week back I decided to benchmark a VPX to see…

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HCI – The new kids on the block

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So with Cisco and HP now accepting that HCI is now acceptable and with Cisco announcing their solution based upon Springpath last week and HP coming soon (already targeting Nutanix), and let us not forget VCE with the newly announced VXRAIL as well….

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Create a custom resource in Azurestack marketplace example XenDesktop

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After dabbling around with AzureStack for some time I decided to see how easy it was to add custom resources to AzureStack marketplace so users themselves can provision virtual machines. As an example I choose XenDesktop (empty site with pre-installed SQL server) There…

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Setting up SAML authetication for NetScaler and Storefront with SSO

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After I’ve been dabling on a solution to try to fix a SSO solution between SAML and Citrix, I’ve been pretty much banging my head to the wall after trying out a bunch of different solutions. Then out of nowhere comes this along!…

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