Easiest Way to Reduce High CPU Usage on Terminal Servers
In a Terminal Server environment with a bunch of users each running several applications, what happens when one instance of an application ends up consuming a lot of CPU resources? What's the impact? If the user had been running this application on his desktop, it would have only slowed down his other applications. In a terminal server environment where the server resources are shared, this one application instance impacts all the other users...
Posted on Tuesday, 21st September, 2010 at 14:38 by Nisee Jeans
Introducing RTO - The TScale Company!
Recently, there's been a flurry of activity at RTO Software since VMware announced that it was acquiring three of RTO's products. Essentially, VMware did not acquire RTO Software. However, VMware did acquire RTO technology-specifically Discover, PinPoint, and Virtual Profiles...
Posted on Monday, 26th April, 2010 at 09:29 by Kevin Goodman
VMware OEMs RTO Virtual Profiles - What Does This Mean to Me?
Since the announcement at VMworld 2009 in San Francisco, we've had lots of questions about the OEM agreement between VMware and RTO Software that slates RTO Virtual Profiles software for inclusion in a future version of VMware View. Here are the answers to a few of them...
Posted on Monday, 5th October, 2009 at 14:22 by Kevin Goodman
Virtera's Daniel Beveridge: Efficient VDI Design - The Math Behind VDI
Virtera's Daniel Beveridge hosted one of the more interesting Desktop Virtualization Breakout Sessions at VMworld 2009 called Efficient VDI Design - The Math Behind VDI. (VMworld 2009 attendees and VMworld.com subscription owners may login and view the full session.) Daniel is tasked with making VDI designs efficient for his clients. These days his clients are facing the challenge of getting past desktop virtualization product selection...
Posted on Wednesday, 23rd September, 2009 at 15:22 by Kevin Goodman
Virtual Profiles and Microsoft App-V
The Virtual Profiles 2.0 (beta) has a cool new feature we call 'Live Sync'. This feature increases the value of Microsoft App-V when using remote sessions or roaming profiles. An issue arises when App-V users run a sequenced application in two sessions simultaneously - say perhaps - VDI or Terminal Services and a physical desktop...
Posted on Wednesday, 17th June, 2009 at 12:23 by Kevin Goodman
RTO Terminal Services Scalability Study
Part 1: The Effect of Citrix Presentation Server 4.0
Performance and scalability are essential for your terminal services farms. However, an understanding of the true scalability of the terminal services or Citrix Presentation Server environments represents the Holy Grail for terminal server architects planning rollouts in such environments. Unfortunately, most testing environments fail to comprehend...
Posted on Thursday, 7th June, 2007 at 15:30 by Kevin Goodman