Tag: SQL Database

Upgrading VMware vCenter 6.0 appliance with a Windows based Update Manager option

Upgrading VMware vCenter 6.0 appliance with a Windows based Update Manager option

I ran into an interesting situation the other day.  When vSphere 6.0 was the hot new product out there, I had converted a client of ... Read More

Citrix and SQL always On Designs.

Citrix and SQL always On Designs.

Chris Hahn put together a quick PROs & CONs list to using SQL Always On for Citrix instead of SQL mirroring. A lot of clients ... Read More

Database Permissions in XenDesktop 5–Use SQLCMD mode!

Database Permissions in XenDesktop 5–Use SQLCMD mode!

The database requirements for Citrix XenDesktop 5.5 changed a bit from XenDesktop 4 and trying to explain all of these details to your security conscious ... Read More

Troubleshooting vCenter Service startup issues

Troubleshooting vCenter Service startup issues

There are lots of reasons a vCenter Service would not start up.  The usual suspect is an unavailable SQL database.  ESPECIALLY when the SQL database ... Read More

Is SQL 2008 a supported configuration for that Citrix Product?

Is SQL 2008 a supported configuration for that Citrix Product?

That’s a pretty common question these days.  With all of the products in my tech solutions, everything seems to have a SQL backend set up ... Read More

Installing Microsoft SQL Management Tools on Citrix XenApp 6

Installing Microsoft SQL Management Tools on Citrix XenApp 6

While building out a new XenApp 6 farm, my client had requested that SQL Management tools be installed on the image (We were provisioning the ... Read More

How to enable ALUA and Round Robin Multipathing with ESX and Clariion CX4

John Simon put in some hard work and great effort in producing and SHARING this document on how to enable ALUA and Round Robin Multipathing.  ... Read More

Migrating the XenDesktop Database from Access to SQL.

Migrating the XenDesktop Database from Access to SQL.

So it’s time to move your XenDesktop ‘Proof of Concept’ up to production but in haste, you installed everything to a nice little Microsoft Access ... Read More

Did you know? MSCORSVW.EXE Tip

Did you know? MSCORSVW.EXE Tip

Written by Aaron Silber:  I just got finished installing the SQL 2005 tools and noticed that there was a process called mscorsvw.exe sucking up resources, ... Read More

Seemingly Exponential Citrix EdgeSight Database Growth

Seemingly Exponential Citrix EdgeSight Database Growth

If your EdgeSight database is growing out of control, you might want to double-check your GPOs.  Chris Hahn recently encountered an EdgeSight database growing abnormally  ... Read More