[THIN] Re: global or multi regional citrix farms

  • From: "Ron Oglesby" <roglesby@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Apr 2004 18:57:28 -0500

OK. Just to add a couple of ideas here.

1-       the most common reason to create a "global" farm with different
admins in each location (possibly on different continents) is to share

2-       Corruption of the ds is a common fret. Also when you have
possibly 20 DS's floating around you are asking for trouble trying to
replicate that much.

3-       The DS in MPS 3.0 addresses both of these


That's right, in 3.0 the license functions are removed from the
Datastore. Meaning you can share licenses all around the network while
still having separate data stores.  Plus as long as permissions are
there a central "corp citrix team" could still have access to all the


Just my two cents. Replicating to that many DS databases is asking for


Ron Oglesby

Senior Technical Architect

Microsoft MVP, Windows Server 


RapidApp, Chicago

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email roglesby@xxxxxxxxxxxx



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