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Nikolay Sh Wfs Overview

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Nikolay Sh Wfs Overview

  1. 1. Citrix Workflow Studio Delivering Operational Efficiency across the Delivery Center Nikolay Shadrin Systems Engineer
  2. 2. What is Workflow Studio?
  3. 3. TM Citrix Delivery Center Workflow Studio XenDesktop XenApp XenServer NetScaler Users Apps “Transforming Datacenters into Delivery Centers” © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 3
  4. 4. “80% of unplanned downtime is due to „people failures‟” “eight out of ten dollars that companies spend on IT is „dead money‟” © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 4
  5. 5. © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 5
  6. 6. Workflow Studio is about automation Citrix Workflow Studio App UI Logic Data Users Apps © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 6
  7. 7. Workflow Studio Technology
  8. 8. Workflow Foundation and PowerShell Workflow Foundation Visual Designer Base Activity Library Runtime Engine Runtime Services © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 8
  9. 9. Technology Stack Workflow Activity Libraries Product APIs PowerShell WMI VBScript Web Services Products XenDesktop XenApp XenServer NetScaler 3rd Party © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 9
  10. 10. Designer Designer Activity Panel Configuration Panel Results Panel © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 10
  11. 11. Solutions
  12. 12. “average utilization of servers is less than 15%” © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 12
  13. 13. © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 13
  14. 14. Power Management • Monitor XenApp Load • Modify Load Balancing Rules • Monitor XenServer VM Usage • Automatically Migrate VMs • Start / Shutdown Physical Servers © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 14
  15. 15. User Provisioning • Add users/groups to Active Directory • Remove users/groups from AD • Configure Group Policy • Generate passwords • Integrate with applications © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 15
  16. 16. Dynamic Resource Allocation • Provision additional servers • Start / Stop VMs • Copy files • De-Provision / Re-Provision servers © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 16
  17. 17. Disaster Recovery • Detect network or system failures • Detect application failures • Reconfigure networking • Automated response • Automated Notification © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 17
  18. 18. Product Automation • Implementing Best Practices • Service Resiliency • Fixing the 'little things' © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 18
  19. 19. Use Cases On-Demand Automation Schedule-based Automation Event-driven Automation © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 19
  20. 20. Extensibility
  21. 21. Extending Workflow Studio Rich support for existing technologies • Native support for PowerShell, WMI, Windows Script Support for Workflow Templates Ability to extend integration points • Workflow Studio UI will expose the ability to build custom activities • New activity libraries can be developed and “snapped in” asynchronously • Citrix developed • 3rd party developed © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 21
  22. 22. Availability Workflow Studio 1.0 available now for all customers current on Subscription for All Editions except Express Edition XenDesktop XenApp Essentials NetScaler © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 22
  23. 23. © 2008 Citrix Systems, Inc. — All rights reserved 23

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