March 2015 archive

How to Recover Linked Clone Desktops in a DR Site

Disaster Recovery for Horizon View has always been a hot topic. To this date VMware still doesn’t provide an official methodology to protect virtual desktops. Equally, VMware Site Recovery Manager does not support Linked Clone desktops created by Horizon View Composer. Conversely, Full Clone desktops can be protected using native storage replication or vSphere host-based …

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Linked Clones with Shadow Cloning VS. Full Clones w/ Native VAAI Cloning?

A recent discussion with one of the engineers prompted me to write this article. It’s no secret that one of the most important Nutanix features for VDI deployments is Shadow Clones. Shadow Clones drastically improves VDI performance and end-user experience. I discussed Shadow Clones in the past. However, before explaining how Shadow Clones work let’s recap how …

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Call for Action Top vBlog 2015 > United We Scale-Out

Just like other years Eric Siebert is doing an awesome work, spending his own personal time to create the vSphere-Land Top virtualization bloggers List. myvirtualcloud.net (this blog) has finished in 14th place for the last two years, coming down from the 17th and 39th the years before. In all truth, all bloggers are doing an excellent job, using their personal time to …

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