Independent Review: Comparing Goliath’s Proactive Performance Monitor to Citrix EdgeSight and Citrix Director
A brief history of Citrix EdgeSight and Director
Citrix EdgeSight 5.4 was released in 2011 with added support for XenApp 6.5 on Server 2008 R2 and SQL 2008 R2. EdgeSight has an overwhelming amount of detail about your XenApp 6.5 farm; it has alerting, tons of reports built on SQL Reporting services, a real-time dashboard, user and device troubleshooters…and then some.
The staggering amount of data and tools available in EdgeSight were also one of its challenges: getting it deployed in a way that made it effective was difficult – using EdgeSight and keeping it healthy were equally as challenging.
Issues were common- the rscorsvc.exe or fbserver.exe processes could be found crashing or consuming a large amount of resources themselves; sometimes Windows updates caused data uploads to fail. Don’t get me wrong – EdgeSight is a great product…there’s just one problem: XenApp/XenDesktop 7.x – are the end of EdgeSight as we know it.
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