November 6, 2014

Installing Citrix XenApp 7.5 on Windows Server 2012

Installing Citrix XenApp 7.5 on Windows Server 2012 This blog will demonstrate my process of installing XenApp 7.5 on a Windows Server 2012. It is important that the account being used to install XenApp is part of a domain, this is necessary in order to manage Citrix Studio. […]
December 9, 2013

Performance Matters

By Matthew Heusser Hello; I am Matt Heusser, a risk management consultant and sometimes writer.  You can learn more about me at The folks at NRG Global have asked me to start blogging for them because their place in the community aligns with mine.  We are both […]
December 31, 2012

Yugo Testing

Recently, I was invited to observe a colleague’s monthly stress test exercise. There is a large room filled with mangers and technicians, experts in various aspects of the system, general network specialists, application specialists, customer support representatives and a collection of people with backgrounds in various aspects of […]
December 29, 2012

The Black Swan In The Enterprise

Amazon’s Service level agreement for it’s cloud computer service is 99.95% uptime for a service region (that’s a data center) during a one year period. That means that the site will be down five one-hundredth’s of a percent of the time. That means that EC2 should be down […]
October 10, 2012

Understanding the difference between total users and concurrent users.

Many of our clients have enterprise applications that are accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Their applications may be accessed remotely from all over the world.  In such cases, total users could number in the thousands. When configuring a test plan for our clients we […]
March 31, 2012

Testing .NET application in Citrix

Expanding with .Net application through Citrix Portal Your company is expanding and adding more locations to go live with a .Net Application used through Citrix ICA client. You need to make sure that the application can handle the increased load with no problems. You need to make sure […]