Tag Archive: View

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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Jan 04 2014

View Client Device Detector

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I came across this desktop utility called ‘View Client Device Detector’ that allow users to easily collect PCoIP environmental variables from the Windows registry. This could be handy during troubleshooting process as sometimes administrators find themselves trying to located the right end-user terminal.   (Click image to enlarge)   According to the author Davoud Teimouri, …

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