Andre Leibovici

Andre currently works at Datrium as Field CTO and VP for Solutions and Alliances. Andre also worked at Nutanix as a Sr. Director for Alliances Engineering and Vertical Alliances, at VMware as a Sr. Staff Architect in the CTO Office and at EMC. Andre’s expertise is backed by 25+ years’ industry experience in IT and managing teams for large organizations. Andre has authored two books on VMware Horizon View published by Packt Publishing. He has also written over 600 articles and white papers on subjects such as security, virtualization, cloud computing, health IT and web-scale technologies. Andre is a frequent speaker including delivering the keynote addresses at many VMware VMUGs and vForums across the globe, and .NEXT Tours in Canada, Ecuador, Colombia, and Brazil. Andre has presented at Citrix Synergy as well as at 5 VMworld. Andre is also involved with tech innovation, and angel investing and has mentored multiple Silicon Valley start-ups thru his association with Alchemist Accelerator, including YotaScale, Swipe, SalesIntel, Performance Sherpa, OpenChannel, Keewi, and Deferpanic. Andre’s blog ( has been consistently voted as one of the Top 15 virtualization blogs in the world. Follow me on Twitter @andreleibovici GitHub

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  1. How to: Win2K8 w/ PCoIP, Linked Clones, USB, Printing & much more on VMware View (DaaS) — 57 comments
  2. How to Access Windows 2K8 Server via PCoIP with VMware View — 53 comments
  3. Understanding CBRC (Content Based Read Cache) — 33 comments
  4. vSphere 5.0 New .vswp file & Storage Tax on VDI — 32 comments
  5. How to Access Windows 8 CP via PCoIP with VMware View — 30 comments

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VMFS File Locking in VMware View 5.1 [WhitePaper]

VMware Technical Staff Jubish Jose has produced a detailed technical white paper that provides a thorough understanding of how VMFS File Locking mechanism impacts VMware View when used with View Composer to create Linked Clones. It’s definitely an interesting reading, but as Duncan Epping points out “is that in vSphere 5.1 this “file sharing limit” …

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Multiple View Composer Servers against single vCenter

VMware View administrators and architects commonly deploy one or more vCenter Server for a single VMware View deployment. For each vCenter Server in a VMware View pod, one instance of VMware View Composer may be optionally installed in the vCenter server itself, or since VMware View release 5.1 in a stand-alone server.   The VMware …

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View Storage Accelerator in VMware View 5.1 [WhitePaper]

VMware Staff engineer Sivaprasad Govindankutty has produced a very detailed technical white paper that provides a thorough understanding of how the content-based read cache (CBRC) functions with vSphere 5.0, and how it is integrated in VMware View 5.1. It will also provide a detailed  explanation of configuring View Storage Accelerator (also known as Host Caching) …

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