PacktLib: Citrix XenApp Performance Essentials

Citrix XenApp Performance Essentials

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewer

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Designing a Scalable XenApp Infrastructure

XenApp infrastructure

Provisioning Services

Performing load tests with EdgeSight for Load Testing

Summary

Monitoring and Improving Server Performances

Health Monitoring & Recovery

Using Citrix performance monitoring counters

CPU Utilization Management

Memory optimization

OS optimization

Worker groups

Load evaluators

Preferential Load Balancing

Summary

Optimizing Session Startup

The logon process

Authentication issues

Profile issues

GPO and logon script issues

Session pre-launch, sharing, and lingering

Summary

Improving End User Experience

Optimizing Windows GUI

Citrix HDX

Summary

Optimizing for WAN Links

Characteristics of a WAN link

Emulating links with WANem

Optimizing the ICA protocol

Traffic shaping

SpeedScreen latency reduction

Summary

Index