IBM Lotus Notes and Lotus iNotes 8.5.3 on Citrix XenApp 5.0/6.0: A scalability analysis

This white paper provides an overview and recommendations for how to get the most from the IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3 client on the Citrix XenApp 5.0 and Citrix XenApp 6.0 servers. Specifically, it shows that by tuning the environment, you can realize significant improvements when running the Notes client on XenApp.

Gary Denner (Gary_Denner@ie.ibm.com), Technical Lead, IBM

Gary Denner joined IBM in 1998 as part of the Lotus Software group, working on the localization of Lotus Notes/Domino 4.5.3. Since then he has held various roles in Localization, Automation development, and Test, across various products in the IBM Lotus portfolio. He is currently the Technical Lead and Architect for the Domino System Test team. You can reach Gary at Gary_Denner@ie.ibm.com.



Duncan Yule (Yule@ie.ibm.com), Senior Performance Engineer, IBM

Duncan Yule joined IBM in 2010, working with the Domino System Test Reliability team. He is a professional Performance Engineer and Enterprise Application Developer. You can reach Duncan at Yule@ie.ibm.com.



Jeremy Flynn (Jeremy_Flynn@ie.ibm.com), Performance Analyst, IBM

Jeremy Flynn joined IBM in 1996 as part of the Lotus Software group, working on Lotus Organizer. Since then he has held various roles in Localization, Automation development, and Test, across various products in the IBM Lotus portfolio. He currently works with the Domino System Test Reliability team. You can reach Jeremy at Jeremy_Flynn@ie.ibm.com.



Maria Mitina (Maria_Mitina@ie.ibm.co), Performance Engineer, IBM

Maria Mitina joined IBM in 2011 as a part of Lotus Software Group, working with Domino System Test Reliability Team. She has a strong background in Information Technologies and experience in automation development. You can reach Maria at Maria_Mitina@ie.ibm.com.



20 December 2011

This white paper provides an overview and recommendations for how to get the most from the IBM Lotus® Notes® 8.5.3 client on the Citrix® XenApp™ 5.0 and Citrix XenApp 6.0 servers. Specifically, it shows that by tuning the environment, you can realize significant improvements when running the Notes client on XenApp.

In this white paper

  • Introduction
  • Lotus Notes 8.5.3
  • Citrix XenApp Server and Client
  • Overview of the analysis
  • Test strategy
  • Test methodology
  • Systems under test
  • Scalability results and analysis
  • Conclusion
  • Appendix A: Windows Server and XenApp Server optimizations
  • Appendix B: Environment optimizations
  • Appendix C: Lotus Notes optimization
  • Appendix D: Test Environment preparations
  • Appendix E: Performance objects and counters
  • Appendix F: Lotus Notes install
  • Resources
  • About the authors

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