Tag: CBRC

Don’t dismiss the huge benefits of Linked Clones!

                  Did you know that the quote ‘With great power comes great responsibility” is not an original quote crafted by Ben, the uncle of our Spidey friend? In fact, the quote was first coined by François-Marie Arouet (Voltaire) in 1832. It has come my attention that VDI …

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Why is Content-Based Read Cache (CBRC) so important for Horizon View and VSAN?

This article builds on top of my previous two articles about Horizon View and VMware Virtual SAN. Here are the aforementioned articles: How does VMware VSAN help Horizon View?, and How is Horizon View configured for VMware VSAN? The CBRC (Content Based Read Cache)  was introduced with vSphere 5, allowing Horizon View administrators to leverage …

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Open letter to non-persistent VDI fanboys…

An article that recently sparked my interest was authored by Harry Labana on Brian Madden’s blog entitled “Searching for a new way to enable non-persistent VDI. Can we leapfrog traditional PC management?”. I was suddenly taken back to early 2011, when I wrote an article entitled “Floating Pools are the way to go….”. Labana, in …

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