Citrix: Enterprise Software Cloudification
More and more, software functions traditionally executed by the client are now pushed to the server and, moreover, to the Cloud.
One such example is media transformation, like when YouTube allows users to upload a video in one of the several formats, transforms and then serves it in number of formats and resolutions for all common video players; the resulting increase in productivity and convenience is tremendous.
Citrix is moving in the same direction and a recent XenApp/XenDesktop feature (Call Home Telemetry Service) uses Cloud-based Citrix Insight Services (CIS) to bring best experience to customers and Citrix support engineers. Here is a simplified schema of how telemetry facility is typically built:
Traditionally “Collector” and “Parser” are either built into a single entity or part/all of the “Parser” is split out into a separate tool. Former approach results in poor performance where turning on tracing significantly and negatively affects software…
Read the entire article here, Enterprise Software Cloudification
via the fine folks at Citrix Systems, Inc.