August 2011 archive

What’s New in VMware View 5.0 (beyond Marketing)

VMware just lifted the NDA for VMware View 5.0. Despite VMware has not incorporated dozens of new features into the product; those added features significantly improve VMware View as a whole. Most of the features included are valuable to improve the end user experience. From a technology perspective there were considerable changes to the behavior …

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Jason Langone and Andre Leibovici at “The Cube” VMWorld 2011

Jason Langone (@langone) and I had the opportunity to join Stuart Miniman (@Stu) at during the first day of VMworld 2011. Stu, thanks for the invite. (You must wait for the Ad to finish)

The biggest Linked Clone “IO” Split Study – Part 2/2

In the first part of this article I discussed how Linked Clone tiering architecture works and how the IO is distributed across different storage tiers. For each tier and disk type I analyzed the IO impact during the creation of a Replica disk, and the customization and boot processes; including persistent disk and user profile …

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