June 2012 archive

Remote use of VMware.View.Broker PowerCLI

VMware View has some known limitations when talking about automation and remote management. Besides the Graphical User Interface, local PowerCLI is the only supported management method. I say local PowerCLI because none of the VMware View PowerCLI cmdlets allow remote management; nor there is a module or DLL that you can register in a host …

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VMware View VDI Flash Calculator v2.8.1 Released

I have just uploaded a new release of my VMware View VDI Flash Calculator. This is a minor release that adds support for the newest micro-processors on the market and fixes a few calculation glitches.   Release 2.8.1 – Added support for 12, 16, 20 and  24 core microprocessors – Small bug fixes.     …

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A Guide of How to Buy the Wrong Hardware for your VDI

I have seen this some innumerous times – servers being purchased before the solution is properly architected and sized. I know it seems silly, but it happens more than you think. I decided to demonstrate how bad things can get with a simple example. Not so long ago I helped an organization to size their …

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