September 2012 archive

Potomac Regional VMUG Review

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the Potomac VMUG. This was the regional VMUG for Washington D.C. and Maryland, and demonstrate how strong both user groups are. The VMUG members and volunteers put on a fantastic show in an amazing location. It’s also nice to see the the VMUG organization is really flourishing and …

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A VMware View POC with XtremIO

It’s no news that EMC acquired Israeli storage start-up XtremeIO for $430 million. But what exactly is XtremeIO? XtremIO storage system is based on a scale-out architecture. The system starts with a single building block, called an “X-Brick”. An X-Brick by itself is a highly available, high performance SSD only SAN storage appliance featuring redundant …

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Automating Desktop in ‘Already Used’ State in VMware View –Part 2

Sometimes non-persistent desktop pools become unusable over time. If a desktop that is set to refresh on log off is reset, the desktop goes into the Already Used state. This security feature prevents any previous session data from being available during the next log in. Note: The View Desktop can also go into a Already …

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