Right on the heels of the Provisioning Server 5.1 release Citrix announces and releases the latest version of their hypervisor… XenServer 5.5. This release brings about some MUCH needed new enterprise class features.
Citrix released Provisioning Server 5.1 today. In addition to the standard bug fixes that you come to expect from “dot one releases” Citrix has bundled in a handful of new and interesting features.
Citrix has finally announced the requirements to obtain their latest engineer and architect level certifications. They have renamed the engineer level certification from the Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator to the Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer. The architect program retains the same name of Citrix Certified Integration Architect.
Just came across this awesome video that reveals some of the myths surrounding Citrix XenApp. Gotta love the ‘branch’ office…
Check it out at YouTube.
I just received word that I have been accepted into the VMware Certified Design Expert Program. This is a new certification program from VMware that is designed to really separate itself from traditional certification paths.
I’m hoping to start studying for the VMware VCDX exam process so I did a little research on getting a home VMware Virtual Infrastructure environment setup.
Citrix has released service pack 2 for Provisioning Server 5.0. This service pack includes a few hotfixes that are critical to the success of a Provisioning Server or XenDesktop deployment.
In Exchange 2007, Microsoft has all but removed the ability to use ExMerge in working with Exchange mailboxes. They now encourage you to use the Export-Mailbox cmdlet which sounds like a great idea… until you actually try to use it.
I travel a lot for work so it’s safe to say that I know my way around a hotel. I titled this writing after my recent trip stay at the Residence Inn in Indianapolis, Indiana. If you enjoy the kinds of adventures that Harrison Ford portrays in the Indiana Jones films, I highly recommend a stay at the aforementioned hotel.
After having nearly completely given up hope on ever using the Plazer again, I have discovered a way to make the geo-location application work on my Windows Vista x64 laptop. If you read my previous post, you know that I had tried to go the route of the Plazer forums to see if there were any known workarounds. At one point I believe a member of the Plazes Crew even chimed in and said it would require re-coding a significant portion of the .NET application. Nonsense!