June 2012 archive

VMware vCenter Server scalability for VMware View

When talking about vCenter Server, VMware View administrators frequently ask questions about the scalability differences between desktop and server workloads.  vCenter Server 5.0 has a documented scalability of 10,000 virtual machines. However, VMware View 5.0 has a documented scalability of 2,000 desktops. As of VMware View 5.1 few things changed, as noted below. VMware Architecture …

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TinyCore Builder for VMware View

VMware SE Fabian Wilckens has published this awesome tool that automatically builds a very small Linux image that allow end-users to automatically connect to a VMware View environment without having to enter any configuration parameters. When you think of repurposing old hardware, you can easily do it with this tool and there is no need …

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VMware View 5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions is Available Now

VMware View 5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions [The Book] is Available Now on Kindle and paperback.   I would like to acknowledge the hard work from Jason Langone who has done most of the heavy-lifting and writing for this book, the foreword from Simon Bramfitt, and the review work from Raymond van’t Hag.   Click here …

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