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[Citrix] Perforce Standardisation at Citrix

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Get an in-depth look at the tools Citrix uses to support multiple Perforce instances and a rapidly expanding user base 24/7—without the need for full-time administrators. See how to minimize investment, reduce management overhead, and maximize ROI.

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[Citrix] Perforce Standardisation at Citrix

  1. 1. 1  Perforce Standardisation at CitrixCoping with change in a growing global organisationLee LeggettSoftware EngineerJason LeonardStaff SoftwareEngineer
  2. 2. 2  Citrix§  Market leading cloud, collaboration &virtualisation technologies
  3. 3. 3  Where are we?30  Perforce  Instances  5  Different  Physical  Servers  
  4. 4. 4  User Problems
  5. 5. 5  Admin Problems•  24/7  Support   •  Disparate  Systems  •  Security   •  No  central  control  •  Minimise  Bme  investment   •  Part  Bme  administrators  •  Disaster  Recovery  •  High  Availability  
  6. 6. 6  AdministraBon  Access   Delivery  
  7. 7. 7  AdministraBon  Access   Delivery  AdministraBon  Access   Delivery  
  8. 8. 8  Mesh NetworkHOSTNAME:PORT  
  9. 9. 9  Mesh NetworkPerforceA:  1666  PerforceB:  2666  1666  PerforceA:  2666  PerforceB:  1666  
  10. 10. 10  Mesh Network
  11. 11. 11  Mesh Network•  Benefits•  Easy to remember•  Hidden Complexity•  Increased Performance
  12. 12. 12  AdministraBon  Access   Delivery  Access   Delivery  AdministraBon  
  13. 13. 13  Syncing Code
  14. 14. 14  Syncing Tool>sync  xendesktop_main  
  15. 15. 15  Syncing Tool•  Benefits•  Hidden complexity•  Quick build environment•  Configurable by developers•  Increased build stability
  16. 16. 16  AdministraBon  AdministraBon  Delivery  Access   Delivery  Access  
  17. 17. 17  Perforce Standard Environment2011.2  2010.2  2012.2  
  18. 18. 18  DemoPlease watch our recorded demoof the Perforce Standard Environment
  19. 19. 19  Admin Problems•  Disparate  Systems  •  No  central  control  •  Part  Bme  administrators  PSE Benefits•  24/7  Support  •  Increased  Security  •  Minimise  Time  Investment  •  High  Availability  •  Disaster  Recovery  
  20. 20. 20  AdministraBon  Delivery  Access  
  21. 21. 21  The Future for our users•  One place for everything•  Reduce one master instance•  24x7 uptime•  Use of offline checkpoints•  Warm or Hot standby servers•  Faster Experience•  Ensuring hardware is current•  Use of Smart proxies
  22. 22. 22  The Future for our administrators•  Simplified user management•  Replicated Authorisation•  Better usage/error statistics•  Log parsing on instances
  23. 23. 23  Citrix Vision of Perforce
  24. 24. 24  Questions?Please read the whitepaperLee Leggett: lee.leggett@citrix.com @leeleggett86Jason Leonard: jason.leonard@citrix.com

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