Get to grips with Citrix XenDesktop 7 with Packt’s new book and eBook.

March 2014 | Cookbooks, Enterprise

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Citrix XenDesktop 7 Cookbook, a thorough guide that aims to help readers implement, configure, and optimize the migration from a physical architecture to a VDI architecture using the latest release of the Citrix XenDesktop suite. This book is available now in print, eBook, Kindle, and select library formats. The print book is 410 pages long and is priced at $54.99 while the eBook is priced at $28.04.

About the author:

Gaspare A. Silvestri is an IT specialist with 10 years of experience in the Information Technology industry. Currently, he works as the CTO for an ICT company based in Italy. Being a multicertified IT director, he considers his job as the first of all his passions, with a particular preference for the areas of virtualization and Unix. He is always curious and in search of new IT projects on which to perform research activities. Gaspare has been involved in the design, tuning, and consolidation of physical and virtual infrastructures for important system integration companies based in Italy. Gaspare is also the author of Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook by Packt Publishing.

Citrix XenDesktop 7 Cookbook begins with the required installation and upgrade procedure on which the final architecture will perform its work. Starting from this point, readers will create the virtual resources to deploy, install, and integrate the security and architectural components which complete the XenDesktop infrastructure (StoreFront, Netscaler Gateway, the CloudBridge platform, and so on) using a flow that will bring them to the final advanced Powershell configuration tasks.

This book will help readers understand the upgrade and installation procedures for the core infrastructural components and how to deploy and optimize procedures for desktop virtual machines. Readers will also learn how to install and configure collateral platforms such as the CloudBridge platform as well as perform desktop and application deployment through the XenDesktop core and integrated publishing platforms such as Microsoft App-V.

The book is enriched with advanced configurations and conceptual explanations that permit novice readers as well as experienced professionals to understand what they’re going to implement. With this book, readers can polish their skills in executing the most advanced activities in VDI environments, tune and secure Citrix sites, and also complete implementation activities using the Citrix Powershell modules.

The chapters included in this book are as follows:

Chapter 1: XenDesktop® 7 – Upgrading, Installing, and Configuring

Chapter 2: Configuring and Deploying Virtual Machines for XenDesktop®

Chapter 3: Master Image Configuration and Tuning

Chapter 4: User Experience – Planning and Configuring

Chapter 5: Configuring Additional Architectural Components

Chapter 6: Creating and Configuring a Desktop Environment

Chapter 7: Deploying Applications

Chapter 8: XenDesktop® Tuning and Security

Chapter 9: Working with XenDesktop® PowerShell

Chapter 10: Configuring the XenDesktop® Advanced Logon

Packt Publishing has also released the following Citrix books:

Citrix XenDesktop 5.6 Cookbook

Citrix XenApp 6.5 Expert Cookbook

Getting Started with Citrix Provisioning Services 7.0

About Packt:

All Citrix books are published by Packt Enterprise. Packt Enterprise is a publishing division of Packt Publishing designed to serve the information needs of IT professionals in the Enterprise space. Packt Enterprise also publishes on Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Citrix, Java, Amazon, Google, and SAP technologies.

Citrix XenDesktop 7 Cookbook
A step-by-step course that includes tasks ranging from a standard to high-level difficulty, oriented to deploy an enterprise production VDI environment.

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