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New VMware vCOps for Horizon View 1.5 Architecture DeepDive

VMware recently published an article describing the new functions and features on VMware vCenter Operations Manager for Horizon View 1.5. Here is the original article, but in summary: Easier Installation Greater Scalability Previous versions of vC Ops for View were limited to a single environment of no more than about 3,000 desktops. To monitor more …

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Launching VDI Calculator v3.8 with Storage Caching support

I am excited to announce the release of a new version of my calculator. This new version (3.8)  re-introduces the storage caching feature for for both read and write IO traffics. This feature was part of the old Flash calculator and is now being re-introduced. The calculator now also support RAID 0 to enable calculations …

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Jack’s VMware OS Optimization Tool

VMware colleague Jack McMichael has released the a tool that helps to optimize Windows 7 desktops for use with VMware Horizon View and VDI in general. The optimization tool includes customizable templates to enable or disable Windows system services and features, per VMware recommendations and best practices, across multiple systems. Since most Windows system services …

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