Archive for Microsoft

Solving disk latency: Disk or memory based caching?

CachingA couple of months ago I wrote a blog post on VMware’s CBRC and Microsoft’s CSV Cache which are both memory caching technologies. I got a couple of questions why I didn’t write about Citrix’s Intellicache.
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2013 recap, here comes 2014!

logo_smallJust like every blogger (and like I did the last two years) I like to write a recap at the end of the year. It was another exciting year with lots of developments personal and business-wise.

 

Microsoft announced the cross platform Remote Desktop Services client..

On the 18th of October this year Microsoft announced the Remote Desktop Services client for Android and iOS, bringing the Windows desktop to phones and tablets. Although at first I couldn’t find any additional information it looked like Microsoft has an agreement with iTap as the RDP apps for iOS, Mac OS X and Android platforms from iTap are discontinued as of 18th of October as stated here.

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GPUs are changing the game of desktop virtualization

GPU Lately I’m talking to a lot of customers who are thinking about desktop virtualization for users with a demand for high end graphics on their virtual desktops. Even the knowledge workers are being supplied with high end graphics these days.

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E2EVC Rome, 3 reasons why I was bummed I couldn’t go

Past weekend Alex Juschin organised another E2EVC, it was the “E2EVC XX ROME” edition with 120 attendees from 18 different countries. The community mind set on this event is huge counting  20 MVPs, 16 CTPs and 6 vExperts.

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