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Mastering Citrix® XenDesktop® by Daniele Tosatto, Govardhan Gunnala

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The basics of FMA - the XenDesktop® architecture

FMA is the first architecture from Citrix that has been designed for XenDesktop. Citrix has chosen to develop the new FMA version on the Microsoft .Net framework. Also, Citrix played an important role in choosing the relational database for storing the static configuration and the dynamic management information. Citrix FMA is fully based on the Microsoft SQL relational database and its built-in enterprise capabilities. This choice of Microsoft's native application development technologies has become the greatest strength for implementing a flexible and robust FMA. It has also made it easier to automate and integrate them through scripting for tasks, such as automation and reporting.

FMA also supports ...

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