So, what’s hot and what’s not this week in the IT world? Join me for a quick tour of who’s who and who really isn’t.
Although it feels like Citrix is sort of putting more focus on their new SaaS micro apps workflow and integration engine (a recent Synergy keynote and the new design of their site can more than a hint about it), George collected all the Virtual Apps and Desktops highlights which have been announced and discussed during the show. Link
BTW, Ryan assembled a really solid list of Citrix Synergy 2019 highlights. Link
On Citrix Synergy 2019, Citrix announced the upcoming Managed Desktop service, a full DaaS solution running on Azure and managed by Citrix Cloud. Link.
Bas did a good write-up about some of the parts and ingredients of the service. Link
The beloved Citrix Optimizer has grown up to version 2.5 with tons of new features. Link
How has the recent Windows 10 release (1903) impacted resource consumption? tl;dr, you need more compute and storage power. Link
PowerShell 7 was released to the first preview. GA should come around October. Link
Microsoft released the official Windows 10 20H1 ISO files. Link
All session recordings of the recent ‘PowerShell + DevOps Global Summit’ are available on YouTube. Go learn something new. Link
While Microsoft is still working on the WVD management views, there is a guy who created a simple management tool to configure your WVD deployment. Link
So you’ve decided to run Kubernetes on vSphere, cool, now what about storage? Link
Talking about Kubernetes, how did it come to conquer the world? Link
Two weeks ago, a large portion of the sites we use daily were down due to an issue in GCP. So what really happened there? ️♀️ Link
A tool that lets you compare EC2 instances. Link
A beginner’s guide to AWS. Great place to start. Link
There is something here, could it be that the current Dockercontainers (and the ecosystem around it) buzz is the same as the Hadoop buzz a few years ago, and that it will eventually explode in our faces? Link
WAF through the eyes of hackers. Eye opener. Link
Python script to find open databases. Link
City of Paris opens its own data center in order not to be dependent on the cloud. Link
While worldwide server shipments declined 5.1 percent year over year to around 2.6 million units, looks like Dell increased its servers market share to ~20%. Link
An interactive graph of various technology adoption rates, super cool. Link
Short presentation of 333 slides ( ) about Internet Trends of 2019. Fascinating. Link
I hope you enjoyed my weekly roundup and found some good reads and things you weren’t aware of. See you next time!