Tag Archive: View

Mar 08 2015

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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Mar 03 2014

Nutanix Shadow Clones Explained and Benchmarked

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One of the Nutanix features that drastically improve VDI performance and end-user experience is Shadow Clones. I briefly discussed Shadow Clones in the past. However, before explaining how Shadow Clones work let’s recap how VMware View Linked Clones work (the same is valid for XenDesktop MCS). To deploy linked clone desktops the administrator first creates …

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Feb 03 2014

CBRC-like Functionality For Any VDI Solution with Nutanix

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It is amazing when your world turns upside down and a technology that used to be awesome becomes mostly irrelevant. It amazes me how fast technology evolves and help organizations to achieve better performance and lower OPEX.   For a long time I have discussed the benefits of CBRC (Content Based Read Cache) available with …

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