Class Topics

The major goal of this class focuses on what it takes to design solid Remote Desktop Services, XenApp and XenDesktop environments. Everything covered is based on real designs from real customers. There are no fake labs that are typically so unrealistic. Some of the topics covered in this class include:

  • Microsoft Remote Desktop Services and Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop – Overview and History
  • Microsoft RDSH and RDVH Installation, Features, Licensing, Web Access, RD Gateway, and Printing
  • Multi-User Windows Application Compatibility
  • Citrix XenApp Architecture and Configuration
  • Citrix XenDesktop Architecture and Configuration
  • Citrix Licensing, Web Access, Secure Gateway, and Printing
  • Future IT Architectures Through new Virtualization, Isolation, and Streaming Technologies
  • Microsoft RDSH/RDVH Internals including RDS Deep Dive, 32-bit versus 64-bit and RDP Clients
  • Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop Internals including XenApp Deep Dive, ICA Clients and Citrix Receiver
  • Home Folders, Logon/Logoff Scripts, Active Directory Integration, and Group Policies
  • User Profile Management and Application Self-Assignment with Citrix Dazzle
  • Microsoft RDSH/RDVH and Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop Design Patterns
  • Server Sizing Strategies and Application Installation
  • Deployment Techniques – Automated Deployment, Installation Management and WMI
  • Load Testing and Comparing Remoting Protocols – RDP, RemoteFX, ICA/HDX, PCoIP and EOP
  • System Tuning and Troubleshooting
  • High Availability and Redundancy

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