August 2012 archive

Troubleshooting ThinPrint in VMware View

VMware OEMs a sub-set of the .Print Server Engine full-blown product. Many people think ThinPrint is a VMware owned product and/or feature, but it is not. ThinPrint is a German company that stands on its own and was founded in 1999. Their .print generic drivers can be found in a range of strategic partnerships with …

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VMware View fully virtualized GPU NVIDIA VGX [VIDEO]

The team at the Dell Solution Center recorded this video that demonstrate the power of the NVIDIA VGX virtualized GPU for VDI environment. In this video the display protocol in use is PCoIP. NVIDIA VGX uniquely addresses the user experience issues of traditional VDI by adding a fully virtualized GPU board into each of your …

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Why use <Insert Vendor Here> storage for VDI?

The storage technologies and vendors available on the market today have definitely evolved from simple spindle RAID groups and one tier caching mechanism available from 5 years ago. The options are so many that it’s not only difficult to understand and grasp all different technologies, but almost impossible to compare them side-by-side. Flash (SLC and …

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