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Best Practices for Running XenApp / XenDesktop on vSphere

by Elias Khnaser

In this course, you'll learn the best practices to leverage the power of vSphere as an infrastructure, and enhance the performance of XenApp and XenDesktop.

What you'll learn

In this course, you'll learn the best practices to leverage the power of vSphere as an infrastructure, and enhance the performance of XenApp and XenDesktop. Specifically, you'll learn about tuning the platform, provisioning services, XenDesktop controller, and anti-virus. To get the most out of this course, you should have a strong foundation in networking and virtualization fundamentals, as well as some experience with systems administration.

About the author

Elias Khnaser is a Research Vice President with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). He covers public cloud computing and hybrid cloud computing. Mr. Khnaser's coverage is primarily focused on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) along with platform as a service (PaaS) as it intersects with IaaS. Areas of focus include cloud computing adoption strategy, trends, technology, platforms and providers, exit strategy and multicloud. Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Khnaser was the CTO for Sigma Solutions. In that role, he directed the company's technical strategy and was a customer-facing executive engaging with client CIOs, architects and engineers on cloud, EUC and virtualization strategies. He is well-published with six books and hundreds of blogs on Forbes, InformationWeek and VirtualizationReview.com. He has also presented at various Gartner and industry conferences.

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