Scalability benchmarking – XenDesktop 7.7 and Windows 7

SSSFellerWhen I worked at Citrix one of my now colleagues at NVIDIA (Jason Southern) came to us with a proposal and PoC (you can read the blogs about that experiment, here) for us to implement templates to assist users to configure and optimize HDX graphics for XenDesktop and XenApp (Template details – here). XenDesktop/XenApp 7.6 FP3 saw the release of these templates which allowed users to configure their graphics for the specific needs of their users (user experience vs. server scalability) and network conditions (WAN/limited bandwidth etc.). Continue reading Scalability benchmarking – XenDesktop 7.7 and Windows 7

D3DLive! My favourite CAD event and how to get a ticket for FREE! Now with added NVIDIA magic!

D3DLiveD3DLive! At Warwick University, UK on March 31st 2016, yet again looks to be pure AWESOMENESS! Every year I blog about why nobody can afford to miss this event and just how amazing it is to attend! Don’t just take it from me – you can read reviews from a number of attendees last year – here.

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Coffee vs. Tea – Product packaging, marketing and licensing

tea_coffeeI’ve just got myself a shiny new Nespresso machine to make my home office be slightly more like a real one. It takes those rather expensive pods (c. 40p a shot) and churns out a cup of rather nice coffee that I can’t differentiate from a coffee shop nor decent office coffee machine. Continue reading Coffee vs. Tea – Product packaging, marketing and licensing