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Cultech Limited Solves ERP and SQL Troubles with Diskeeper 18 Server

Before discovering Diskeeper®, Cultech Limited experienced sluggish ERP and SQL performance, unnecessary downtime, and lost valuable hours each day troubleshooting issues related to Windows write inefficiencies. As an internationally recognized innovator and premium quality manufacturer within the nutritional supplement industry, the usual troubleshooting approaches just weren’t cutting … [Read more...]

What Is RDP Software? | Parallels Explains

What Is RDP Software?  The remote desktop protocol RDP software is used to provide access to a desktop or application hosted on a remote host. It allows you to connect, access and control data and resources on a remote host as if you were doing it locally.  RDP Software: From a Help-Desk Tool to a Business Advantage    The primary use of RDP software is remote administration and implementation—for … [Read more...]

Why Faster Storage May NOT Fix It

  With all the myriad of possible hardware solutions to storage I/O performance issues, the question that people are starting to ask is something like:          If I just buy newer, faster Storage, won’t that fix my application performance problem?  The short answer is:          Maybe Yes (for a while), Quite Possibly No. I know … [Read more...]

What is Remote Desktop Modern Infrastructure (RDmi)?

What Is RDmi? Remote Desktop Modern Infrastructure (RDmi) is the evolution in Remote Desktop Services (RDS). It is offered as a .NET service running in Microsoft Azure. The infrastructures roles—such as Remote Desktop Session Host (RDSH), virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI), and more—are now a platform as a service (PaaS), meaning they will run in the form of web applications. To enhance … [Read more...]

Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 with RemoteFX

Before Microsoft RemoteFX Microsoft RemoteFX in Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10 operating systems is also applicable to Remote Desktop Services (RDS). RemoteFX is now dominant, leaving Windows Multimedia Redirection (MMR) behind. Lets have a look at MMR. When Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 7 were released, they introduced Windows Multimedia Redirection (MMR), which was used to stream … [Read more...]

Big Data Boom Brings Promises, Problems

By 2020, an estimated 43 trillion gigabytes of data will have been created—300 times the amount of data in existence fifteen years earlier. The benefits of big data, in virtually every field of endeavor, are enormous. We know more, and in many ways can do more, than ever before. But what of the challenges posed by this “data tsunami”? Will the sheer ability to manage—or … [Read more...]

White Paper: Save Up to 60% On Your Citrix Costs

The white paper “Save 60% On Your Citrix Costs” shows how switching from Citrix XenApp to Parallels Remote Application Server, you can save up to 60 percent of the initial and running costs of your application and virtual desktop delivery solution. This blog post summarizes the findings of the white paper. The main reasons why installing and running an application and virtual desktop … [Read more...]

How Parallels RAS Enhances Microsoft RDS

Introduction In 2001, Microsoft® introduced the RDP protocol, a proprietary protocol that allowed users to access an operating system’s desktop remotely. Since then, Microsoft has come a long way, developing the Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS) to facilitate remote desktop access. Formerly known as Terminal Services, Microsoft RDS consists of several tools and services that allow businesses … [Read more...]

How to make NVMe storage even faster

This is a blog to complement a vlog that I posted a few weeks ago, in which I demonstrated how to use the intelligent RAM caching technology found in the V-locity® software from Condusiv® Technologies to improve the performance that a computer can get from NVMe flash storage. You can view this video here:    A question arose from a couple of long-term customers about whether the … [Read more...]

How to Restrict Access to a RD Session Host Desktop for Particular Users

How to Restrict Access to a RD Session Host Desktop for Particular Users  There are certain deployment scenarios that require connection restrictions on the end-user side. For example imagine you are using a RD Session Host to publish data for your employees but you want to restrict the access to a specific user, let’s say a new employee. In this case you can leave all the server … [Read more...]