Citrix AppDNA released new version 6.1

Citrix has released today a new version (6.1)¬†of it’s AppDNA software.

You can download the software at the Citrix download center (with a valid My Citrix ID) and documentation for this product can be found here.

AppDNA 6.0 Basic User Guide CTX132512
AppDNA 6.0 Effort Calculator Guide CTX132513
AppDNA 6.0 Setup and Optimization Best Practice Guide CTX132519
AppDNA 6.0 Installation Guide CTX132515
AppDNA 6.0 Administration Guide CTX132510
AppDNA 6.0 Web Application Capture User Guide CTX132520
AppDNA 6.0 Integration Guide CTX132516
AppDNA 6.0 Release Notes CTX132521
AppDNA 6.0 Production Manager Configuration Guide CTX132517
AppDNA 6.0 Advanced Feature Guide CTX132511
AppDNA 6.0 Self Provisioning User Guide CTX132518
AppDNA 6.0 Forward Path Planning Guide CTX132514

Exchange 2010 Mailbox server role requirements calculator v19.9 released

Microsoft made several enhancements and bug fixes based on community feedback.

Please go to our Mailbox Server Role Storage Requirements Calculator updates tracking page to see what is in this new version!

A blog post explaining the calculator is here and or you can download the calculator directly.

VMware vSphere 4 versus vSphere 5 for VDI desktops licensing cost calculator

Hi guys,

Brian Madden has taken the time to make an excellent spreadsheet to calculate the license costs between vSphere 4 and vSphere 5. Check this page to download the spreadsheet.

Until next time.


Storage Calculators for System Center DPM2010 and others

Hi guys and dolls,

Check out this page from Microsoft about new calculators (based on xlsx format) for Hyper-V, SCDPM 2010 and SharePoint.

These are nice and good workable calculators for these products. So use them and enjoy them.

Until next time.


Microsoft launches Virtualization Calculator 2.0

Calculating how many Microsoft licenses you need in your virtualization infrastructure is not an easy task. Windows edition (Standard, Enterprise or Datacenter) can severely impact on final price and opportunity to grow. And back-end servers like SQL Server are part of this equation too.

To simplify this hard task Microsoft released a license calculator in January 2007, providing a simplified system to compare costs in three different scenarios where you are implementing different Windows editions. Continue reading “Microsoft launches Virtualization Calculator 2.0”