Category: Blue Medora

Understanding XenDesktop Login Performance

Editor’s note: This post was originally written for the Blue Medora blog. You can check out the original here.

For most of us, logging in is a daily routine. We log into everything from personal games like Fortnite to work websites. But before we get to those steps, we often first have to log into one more thing: our desktop.

It used to be that to get to your desktop, you had to be sitting in front of it. But with the help of application and desktop virtualization solutions from vendors like Citrix, we’ve long since said goodbye to those requirements. For almost 20 years, I’ve recommended deploying Citrix to application owners wanting to give users remote access to their desktops and applications.

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(Correctly) Sizing Infrastructure When Migrating a Database

Editor’s note: This post was originally written for the Blue Medora blog. You can check out the original here.

One-size-fits-all doesn’t work. When it comes to IT infrastructure, it’s one-size-fits-none.

Whether on-premise or in the cloud, data centers are complicated, and no two are alike. As your organization’s needs change, your data center infrastructure size should change with it.

One of those changes that force you to reconsider your infrastructure is when you migrate your database. Don’t expect your infrastructure to successfully support a complete database migration without any changes to its size.

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