January 25, 2021

The need for a GPU in VDI/SBC environments

There are already many blogs about the pros and cons of using GPUs in VDI and SBC environments. I also would like to point out why I advise the usage of GPUs in these types of environments. CPU vs. GPU First, let me explain the difference between CPU and GPU. A CPU is designed
December 26, 2020

Looking back at 2020 and Work From Home

The end of 2020 is nearing so it’s the time to look back at this year, I can say it was a hectic year for me as a Consultant. From PoC to production We just started a Proof of Concept (PoC) with a new customer in February to show that working with a 3D
December 18, 2020

From PoC to production during Covid-19

In the beginning of this year I was asked to look at a Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops (VAD) environment which wasn’t performing great. Customer’s users were constantly complaining about performance and stability. The environment was set up in a mix of outdated software versions, which weren’t always compatible with each other. I was
December 9, 2020

Creating a Memory dump Citrix MCS/PVS and Hypervisor

When you need to debug some issues with your current deployment, you’re probably asked to create a memory dump. When you’re deployment is a traditional VM than that’s no issue, if you are using PVS than the memory dump is probably disabled because the PVS optimization disabled it or you used the Citrix optimizer
December 2, 2020

Remote DPI scaling for Windows

With the release of Windows 2016 Microsoft changed the way users could change their DPI size in a Remote Desktop Session, it inherited the setting from the end point. This would be the Laptop/Desktop or Thin Client the users are using to connect to the Remote desktop. When users needed to had a larger
November 27, 2020

Upgrading Wyse from 8.6 to 9.0

Today I was asked to upgrade the customers Thin Clients, all Wyse TC’s, to the latest version (version 9.0). They would like to use the latest Citrix Workspace App and the possibility to use the Microsoft Teams optimization for Citrix. They already tried upgrading from version 8.6 to 9.0 but they ran into issues