October 2010 archive

VDI Flash Calculator v1.6 released

I have released a new version of my online VDI Flash Calculator. I’m very happy that this calculator has been mentioned at VMware’s internal distribution lists, partner’s emails and also in the internal EMC vSpecialist distribution list. Now, I am really interested to know if you are missing any feature that could be added to …

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Study of VMware View storage utilisation over multiple scenarios

Lately I have been mostly focusing my articles on VMware View 4.5 & Storage because in my opinion this is probably the single most critical component in any VDI solution, with networking in second. To finalise the series of storage related articles I decided to run an experiment to calculate how Linked Clones and Full …

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VMware View 4.5 Linked Cloning Operations Explained (Part 2)

In this second part of VMware View 4.5 Linked Clone Operations article we will explain how Recompose and Rebalance operations work. This article is based on a document created by Keith Johnston. The part one of this article can be found at http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=1237 covers provision, customisation and refresh.   Recompose A recompose operation allows the …

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