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yes, I am a technology fan boy. Citrix 25th Anniversary! #citrix  
Thank you for 25 amazing years…and here's to 25 more!
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Check out our tutorial video showing you how to install FreeNAS 9.2.1.3.
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Google puts Amazon on notice with new Cloud Platform features. #google   #cloud  
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Citrix CloudPlatform 4.3 is Now Generally Available. #cloud   #citrix  
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Think I may need to make one of these.
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ControlUp 3.0 Deep Dive – Script Based Actions #powerhsell   #posh   #citrix   #controlup  
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The 5 Simple Truths about XenApp #citrix   #xenapp  
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XenApp 6 Concepts Mapped to XenApp 7 #xenapp   #citrix  
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Using PowerShell to Automate XenDesktop: Part 1. #powershell   #citrix   #xendesktop  
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Tickets are sold out, but you can still watch Google Cloud Platform Live online this Tuesday, 3/25  #GCPLive

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This is my Professional G+ Profile for all things tech related. I am a Yankee in the South (NC), Systems Administrator and Professional Craft Beer Drinker.

This is my personal blog. The views expressed on these pages are mine alone and not those of my employer. 
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ControlUp 3.0 Deep Dive – Script Based Actions | Smart-X
www.smart-x.com

Script Based Actions was mentioned in my ControlUp 3.0 overview blog as one of the new major additions in ControlUp 3.0, this blog post will

The 5 Simple Truths about XenApp | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

XenApp was around long before anyone called anything virtualization.

XenApp 6 Concepts Mapped to XenApp 7 | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

The XenApp move to FlexCast Management Architecture (FMA) brings conceptual and terminology shifts. This blog explains XenApp 6 entities in

Using PowerShell to Automate XenDesktop: Part 1 | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

PowerShell is a very powerful scripting language that can help automate many aspects of maintaining and deploying a XenDesktop environment.

Citrix CloudPlatform 4.3 is Now Generally Available | Citrix Blogs
blogs.citrix.com

Industry’s most agile, flexible, proven and open cloud orchestration, provisioning and management platform to support all types of business-

Citrix XenServer: third-party development around APIs accelerates on Ope...
blogs.citrix.com

Last year Citrix XenServer went fully open source, at the time I blogged about how the changes were in fact fairly minimal as XenServer was

SDN’n Intelligence Into Next-Gen Networks with @Citrix @NetScaler | Citr...
blogs.citrix.com

So the other day, I asked my 3 year old kid to spell SDN (Software Defined Networks), and after about one minute, he proceeded to provide me

Wfica32 Application State "Application not running" workaround
www.p2vme.com

Recently I ran into an issue with double hop ICA session from a XenApp server. For those not aware of this, this is a situation where you la

Valve fires another shot in its war against Windows gaming dominance
www.itworld.com

Valve’s war on Windows gaming dominance continues with the release of an open source Direct3D to OpenGL translator. Plus: Ubuntu smartphone

Red Hat's Fedora 21 brimming with security, crypto upgrades
podcasts.infoworld.com

Changes to Fedora, like smart card access control and systemwide policy for cryptography, could end up in Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Forget partners. Citrix needs to host their own DaaS to compete with VMw...
www.brianmadden.com

We've been dancing around this issue for a few weeks in various articles on BrianMadden.com, so today I want to address it head on: Citrix n

Citrix XenServer – Setting more than one vCPU per VM to improve applicat...
blogs.citrix.com

Many rich graphical applications such as CAD applications may benefit from allocating more than 1 vCPU per VM (1 vCPU is the default) via Xe

Xen Orchestra 3.3 | Xen Orchestra
xen-orchestra.com

Here it comes the fourth release of Xen Orchestra 3.x. The main new feature is snapshots: you can now make snapshots, delete, rename or reve

Xen 4.4 Released –
blog.xen.org

Xenproject.org is pleased to announce the release of Xen 4.4.0. The release is available from the download page: Xen 4.4.0: Download, Source

What’s the right order to update XenDesktop 7.1 services for SQL mirrori...
blogs.citrix.com

I've noticed that our support lists have had a number of requests recently about how to configure SQL mirroring for a XenDesktop site. Gener

Netflix cloaks itself in Marvel superheroes
news.cnet.com

The online video site has cut a deal with Marvel parent Disney for a number of series based on Daredevil, Iron Fist, Luke Cage, and other su

Linux Today - Red Hat Adds Microsoft .NET to Its OpenShift PaaS
www.linuxtoday.com

eWEEK: Red Hat expands its open-source platform-as-a-service efforts with support for Microsoft technologies, but it's not production-ready

Citrix support expanded to more servers for vGPU and GPU-passthrough – F...
blogs.citrix.com

Citrix Communities : Visit the Citrix Communities to get and share technical information and best practices about desktop delivery, datacent

Watch people explain UNIX in 1982
www.itworld.com

Come on, a 23-minute video about UNIX doesn't seem that bad - especially if you like spelling and grammar discussions.

Google will explore bringing Fiber to 34 new cities including Portland a...
www.theverge.com

Google just announced that it's invited cities in nine metro areas across the US to explore "what it would take" to bring its Google Fiber g