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About eG Innovations

eG Innovations is an industry-leader in IT performance monitoring and analytics solutions. eG Innovations’ solutions are intended to help IT professionals diagnose and troubleshoot IT problems – downtime, outages, slow applications, resource bottlenecks, config changes, and so on. Incorporating pre-built correlative intelligence, machine learning and root cause analytics technology, eG Innovations’ solutions drastically speed up troubleshooting time and improve IT operational efficiency by providing actionable performance insights and problem diagnostics.

eG Innovations’ solutions support monitoring hundreds of applications and technologies, including Citrix, VMware, Oracle, Java, Office 365, SharePoint, .NET, Azure, AWS, and more.

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How eG Innovations Helps with Citrix Performance Management

One of the most complex IT problems encountered by Citrix administrators is troubleshooting performance slowdowns. When Citrix is slow, it is business-impacting and affects end-user experience and productivity. eG Innovations’ flagship monitoring solution, eG Enterprise, is a Citrix Ready-certified total performance management solution for Citrix infrastructures. Purpose-built with years of domain expertise acquired from addressing monitoring needs of some of the largest Citrix deployments in the world, eG Enterprise delivers actionable performance insights to help Citrix admins detect, diagnose and fix problems before they impact end-users.

Key Features of eG Enterprise for Citrix Monitoring

  • Monitors all aspects of Citrix user experience and pinpoint issues proactively
    • Synthetic simulation and proactive monitoring
    • Real user experience monitoring – every user, every session
  • Provides deep diagnostics of ICA virtual channels to troubleshoot slow logon, session disconnects, delayed application launch, poor responsiveness, and more
  • Monitors every layer and every tier of the Citrix delivery infrastructure, including XenApp, XenDesktop, NetScaler, StoreFront, PVS, WEM, Citrix Cloud, and more
  • Auto-correlates Citrix performance with the underlying infrastructure to isolate the real root cause of Citrix slowness – prove it’s not Citrix!
  • Delivers predictive analytics to forecast capacity needs and right-size the infrastructure
  • Auto-baselines the Citrix environment and helps ensure seamless upgrades

End-to-end monitoring of the Citrix environment

Citrix Uses eG Enterprise for Performance Monitoring

Citrix Systems, Inc. uses eG Enterprise for monitoring the lab infrastructures in their global tradeshows and conferences such as Citrix Summit and Citrix Synergy.

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Rejuvenate your old ReadyNAS Ultra with a new makeover!

I recently purchased another Synology NAS box and to populate it I ripped out the disks from 1 of the 2 Netgear ReadyNAS Ultra 4s I have. This then freed up the ReadyNAS I was thinking what to do with it. I remembered a blog article from a few years back about running Synology DSM on a ReadyNAS so I started to do some digging.  I switched to Synology for its VMware vStorage VAAI support which the ReadyNAS didn’t have. The blog was by Migoo, but I knew it was some years old that I had to take his basic principal and update it. The hack is to use Xpenology to create a bootable USB disk, boot your ReadyNAS from USB and install Synology DSM on the ReadyNAS.

Want to find out how? Download this zip with a pdf and shell script needed for the process here > Rejuvenated ReadyNas (293 downloads)

 

It works a treat. Just don’t try to update it using the normal method. Its all in the instructions. 

 

UK National VMUG Conference 2018 – Automation

Presented for my 8th Year at the UK VMUG Conference 12 weeks ago on all things automation. Always a big thanks to the VMUG team for allowing me to present. I brought my usual humour with me and even showed a prototype app I’ve been working on called Project Hermes for putting a UI to automation tools that use JSON or YAML files to send instructions. Anyway, my sponsors listed below coughed up a ton of prizes and in the end only 21 people entered my competition and most people won 2 prizes and some 3 as I had that many. However, if you missed out Vembu are giving you a 2nd chance by filling in a survey found by clicking >HERE<

Anyway big shout out to the sponsors who donated prizes to my sessions:

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