Virtualization experts? Where to go in 2018?

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2017 is already almost over and we need to schedule our priorities for 2018 conferences. When I attended to my first E2EVC a couple of years ago in Brussel (in June 2014), I didn’t realize that this will change my, at least professional, life! I discovered a great bunch of guys and I quickly find out that becoming independent was the way to go for me! Since Brussels, I’ve attended at least 2 events per year in the following cities: […]

My first Nutanix .Next event

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As a virtualization guy, I’m used to heard about HCI (Hyper Converged Infrastructure) since a couple of years now. Nutanix is a, if not the, leader in this area and this week took place their European annual event in Nice (France). Organization The event was sold out with more than 2 200 attendees and almost everything has been perfect in terms of organization. For me, the only “painful” point was the security checks at the convention center entrance. For that […]

Les boîtiers réseaux NetScaler sont l’étoile montante de Citrix…

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This article will be in French since it’s dedicated to the French market. En tant que membre du programme CTP (Citrix Technology Professionnals), j’ai eu l’occasion lors du dernier événement Citrix d’avoir un entretien avec la presse pour résumer mon expérience de ce Synergy à Orlando. L’article a été publié ici sous le titre « Samuel Legrand (consultant) : « les boîtiers réseau NetScaler sont l’étoile montante de Citrix »» : http://www.lemagit.fr/tribune/Samuel-Legrand-consultant-les-boitiers-reseau-NetScaler-sont-letoile-montante-de-Citrix Avec un titre accrocheur et prometteur, j’ai été par la suite […]

E2EVC Prague 2017 – Again, a great event!

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The E2EVC has taken place in Prague from the 9th to the 11th of June 2017. I’m still impressed of how the things are going in this event. It’s the 3rd E2EVC I attended this year and I’m already registered for the 4th one. Here is a recap of this event: E2EVC is a family! Alex, the organizer, is doing his best to make people talk to each other. Everything starts at the airport! The linkedin group is the place […]

XenApp 7.14 – (Really) Manage a DR!

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Announced a few days ago, the 7.14 version includes a new cool feature : Now, you can really manage the disaster recovery of a XenApp environment! Before 7.14, the only setting available to manage the load throttling was this one: Concurrent Logon Tolerance setting You can control the number of pending logons a server delivering Server OS machines can concurrently accept by setting the Concurrent Logon tolerance. This helps avoid server performance problems. The Concurrent Logon Tolerance setting is equivalent […]

XenApp / XenDesktop 7.14 – Licensing flexibility

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Announced a few hours age, the 7.14 version is now available and one of the cool feature is to mix license type in the same site. It’s based on a delivery group bases so here are the steps to configure the licensing for a delivery group. By default, if nothing is done, the global licensing configuration of the site is applied to all delivery group. In a PowerShell command line: Add-PSSnapin Citrix* Set-BrokerDesktopGroup -Name ###DGNAME### -ProducCode ###PROODUCTCODE### -LicenseModel ###LICENSEMODEL### Where: […]

ControlUp – A new version is (almost) here!

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As a ControlUp Expert, Yoni AVITAL, the ControlUp CTO, invited me for the first ControlUp community meetup! The ControlUp team shows us the new features included in the new version: version 7! Here is a quick sum-up: New vSphere storage integration (full real-time view of all datastores and vdisks) New logical disk view (see all logical disks in one flat view with config and performance metrics) AWS EC2 API integration – discover EC2 VM’s, see configuration, performance and cost metrics […]