Upgrading to Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x: Five Best Practices for Performance Assurance
The clock is ticking on Citrix XenApp 6.5. End-of-life (EoL) process for XenApp 6.5 has already commenced and we are nearing the end-of-maintenance (EoM) period (June 30, 2018). As organizations go through with the process of upgrading to the latest XenApp and XenDesktop 7.x, it is important to ensure there is no performance degradation during and after migration. The upgraded platform should be on par with, or deliver better performance than the older version of XenApp/XenDesktop. Only then can the upgrade be considered a success.
A typical migration process is not an easy switch, but especially so if one if moving up from earlier versions, such as migrating from 4.x/5.x/6.x to 7.x. Typically, it will be a staged process where both older platform and the new 7.x platform will need to be run in parallel until the migration is complete and the new environment is live in production. Performance management of both the environments is critical for the business.
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Via the fine folks at eG Innovations.