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 (myvirtualcloud.net) has been consistently voted as one of the Top 15 virtualization blogs in the world. Follow me on Twitter @andreleibovici GitHub https://github.com/aleibovici

Most commented posts

  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. How to Access Windows 8 CP via PCoIP with VMware View — 30 comments
  5. Open letter to non-persistent VDI fanboys… — 29 comments

Author's posts

Get hold of VDI IOPs, Read/Write Ratios and Storage Tiering

Getting the right storage requirements for VDI can be tricky in most situations. The reason for that is the lack of information about the workload that will be running in each one of the virtual desktops. It is possible to use some pre-trended numbers as baseline, however despite this would be an indication of what …

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VDI Flash Calculator v1.8 Released

I have just uploaded a new release of my online VDI Flash Calculator. This is a bug fix release and contains a fix for the calculation of storage consumption when desktop pools are configured to use Suspend Power Policy. Thanks to my reader Suresh Thoppay. For more information and considerations about the calculation read http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=1405 …

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Suspend Power Policy in VMware View. Should you use it?

One of my readers posted a comment on my VDI Calculator page mentioning that he would not see the VM storage consumption increasing when Suspend VM option was select at “Desktop State when Not in use”.  Suresh Thoppay thanks for the comment! According to Suresh, “ESX suspend file, which has a .vmss extension, is created …

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