Chapter 8. Citrix Load Management

Terms you’ll need to understand:

  • Load evaluators

  • Rules

  • Default

  • Advanced

  • Boolean

  • Moving Average

  • Incremental

  • Moving Average Compared to High Value

Concepts you’ll need to master:

  • How load management works

  • What load evaluators are

  • What rules are

Citrix’s load management system, Load Manager, available as a component of MetaFrame Presentation Server, is one of the most sought-after features of MPS. It therefore is in a class of its own when compared to other server-based computing products. It’s important for enterprise-class IT shops to be able to direct users to the least busy servers to maximize the users’ experience when using a remote session to connect to applications. So what makes Citrix’s load management so special and ...

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