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  • AppVirt Sequencing / Citrix Profiling – Best PracticesWorkshop 2 daysV1.01May 2008 – December 2009Marcel Venema, Qwise100 level: Is an introduction to the topic or overview. The 100-level presentation assumes little or no expertise with the topic being covered. 200 level: Assumes 100-level knowledge and a fairly complete understanding of the features. The 200-level presentation may discuss case studies that cover a breadth of common scenarios or explain how to use more advanced features. 300 level: Assumes 200-level knowledge and an in-depth understanding of product features in a real-world environment. The 300-level presentation may go into unusual case studies that illustrate specific aspects of the product that are key to improving performance or interoperability. 400 level: Assumes the deepest level of technical knowledge we expect a customer to have. The 400-level presentation are essentially expert-to-expert sessions. The content provides the means for customers to push products to maximum performance, achieve the broadest possible interoperability, and create applications using even the most advanced features.
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    • 1. Citrix XenDesktop 4
      Workshop
      April 2010
      Marcel Venema, Qwise
      Level 200
      V1.01
    • 2. Introduction trainer
      Marcel Venema
      Citrix Certified Instructor, Microsoft Certified Trainer
      Infrastructure & Virtualization
      XenServer, Hyper-V, XenApp, Terminal Services, XenDesktop, App-V
      RES PowerFuse, RES Wisdom
      Sr. Technical Consultant/Trainer at Qwise
      Owner community website W-TECH.NET
      marcel.venema@qwise.nl
    • 3. Agenda
      Evening 1
      Tue 27-04-2010
      Overview
      Editions and Licensing
      Building Blocks
      Architecture
      Questions
      Evening 2
      Tue 11-05-2010
      Architecture
      HDX Mediastream for Flash
      Communications
      Installation
      Management
      Troubleshooting
      Evening 3
      Wed 19-05-2010
      Review
      Exam Training
    • 4. Overview
      Prof. graphics
      user
      Mobile
      user
      Knowledge
      user
      Productivity
      user
      Power
      user
      Local VM-based Desktops
      Hosted Blade PC Desktops
      Hosted VM-based VDI Desktops
      Hosted Shared Desktops
      Local Streamed Desktops
      Physical Desktops with On-demand Apps
      Local VM-based Desktops
    • 5. FlexCast delivery model
      400-500 users per server
      Hosted
      shared desktop
      50-60 VMs per server
      USER PROFILE
      APPS
      OS
      VM
      VM
      VM
      VM
      1 user per Blade PC
      Blade PC
    • 6. Hosted shared desktop
      Pro’s
      Low resource usage
      Perfect for task workers
      Cons
      Not all applications run on XenApp
      Server look and feel
      XenApp
    • 7. Pooled VDI desktop
      Pro’s
      Single image provides hundreds of desktops
      Perfect for knowlegde workers
      Flexible
      High compatibility
      Less conflicts
      Con’s
      • Higher resource demands than hosted shared desktops
      • 8. Not stateful
      VM
      VM
      VM
      VM
    • 9. Assigned VDI Desktop
      Pro’s
      Personal
      Stateful
      Perfect for power users or developers
      Con’s
      High resources usage including diskspace
      Requires more pc-like management
      Differencing disks not recommended for prolonged periods
      VM
      VM
      VM
      VM
    • 10. Editions
    • 11. Editions
    • 12. Editions (cont.)
    • 13. Licensing Citrix
      Express
      Free, 10 user trail.
      VDI
      $95 per user/desktop. CCU license available ($195).
      Kickstart promo : $28 per desktop, max. 250 users.
      Rescue for VMWare VDI licenses : trade max 500 licenses.
      Enterprise
      $225 per user/desktop
      Platinum
      $350 per user/desktop
    • 14. Licensing Microsoft
      Remote Desktop Services CAL
      Formerly Terminal Services
      Only required when using XenApp
      Windows Licensing for VDI
      PC only, SA required
      VECD license
      $110 per device/year
    • 15. Architecture
    • 16. QwIQ Building blocks
      Core :
      Licensing
      DataStore
      WebInterface
      XenDesktop :
      Desktop Delivery Controller
      Virtual Desktop Agent
      Provisioning :
      • Provisioning Services
      • 17. XA template
      • 18. XD template
      Hypervisor :
      XenApp :
      Access :
      • Access Gateway
      Common :
      • User Profiles
      • 24. User Desktop
    • QwIQ Building blocks
      Core :
      Licensing
      DataStore
      WebInterface
      XenDesktop :
      Desktop Delivery Controller
      Virtual Desktop Agent
      Provisioning :
      • Provisioning Services
      • 25. XA template
      • 26. XD template
      Hypervisor :
      XenApp :
      Access :
      • Access Gateway
      Common :
      • User Profiles
      • 32. User Desktop
    • Architecture Hypervisor
      vSphere, XenServer, Hyper-v
      vSphere better management; XenServer better performance; Hyper-V eehhh 
      Use paravirtualization
      CPU, Memory
      Use lots of CPU and memory but design for the right role
      Storage
      Very important for performance
      Selecting the correct storage is an art
    • 33. CPU & Memory
      CPU overcommitment
      XenDesktop : 1 vCPU, ratio 1:6, XenApp: 2 vCPU, ratio 1:2
      Always perform PoC, Benchmark test
      VM CPU priority
      Depending on the VM role
      Memory
      No memory overcommitment in XenServer 5.5
      Applications can use lots of memory
    • 34. Storage
      Local storage
      • simplicity, inexpensive
      no HA, Live Migration
      iSCSI SAN
      • HA, Live Migration, easy to configure, multi-pathing
      High performance network recommended
      FC SAN
      • HA, Live Migration, high performance, multi-pathing
      Expensive, complex
      NFS SAN
      • HA, Live Migration,
      High performance network recommended
    • 35. Desktop Delivery
      Idle pool :
      Business hours, Out of hours, Peak time
      Cap number of simultaneous boots
      Workload profiles :
      Bootup, Logon, Working, Idle, Logoff
      CPU-, memory-, storage-, network impact
      Profile management :
      Roaming, mandatory and hybrid profiles, folder redirection
      Logoff & Restart :
      Powered on, suspend, shutdown, restart
    • 36. Provisioning
      Network :
      Separate stream traffic from other traffic
      vDisk types :
      Standard image
      Private image
      Difference image
      Write cache placement
      Application Delivery :
      Local Applications (installed)
      Online applications (app-v, ctx profiling)
      Offline applications (streamed to client)
    • 37. USB Devices
      Not supported :
      Bluetooth dongles, USB hubs, Human Interface Devices, NICs
      Supported :
      Flash drives, Smart Cards, SmartPhones, PDA, Printers, Scanners, MP3, Tablets
      Support depends on client OS
    • 38. Questions ?
      More XenDesktop in next session !