Archive for EUC

Testing the VMware OS Optimization Tool

VMware OS Optimization Tool

A couple of months ago VMware released a beta tool to help optimize your image for your VDI/RDS deployment, when you look at the VMware OS optimization tool it will report possible optimizations for your image and if needed it can execute the optimizations so you have an optimized image based on the recommendations from VMware.

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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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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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Hyper-V CSV Cache competing with VMware CBRC?

Yesterday I got intrigued by a tweet from Andre Leibovici linking to this article stating that Citrix employees (sales) are leaving Citrix for VMware, in the article he explains why they’re swapping Citrix for VMware. Andre states ‘ The main reason for the vendor move according to these new VMware employees was the vSphere stack’ and goes on about features in the vSphere stack that are only leveraged by Horizon View. Read more

E2EVC: VMware EUC, a real competitor to Citrix?

VMware EUCAs some of you may know Alex Juschin organizes an event called E2EVC. E2EVC VirtualizationConference is a non-commercial, virtualisation community Event and I recently did a presentation on the VMware EUC productportfolio.

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Application compatibility.. No longer an issue?

AppCompat

The last couple of weeks I saw a lot of discussions on application compatibility for the Hosted Private Computer Infrastructure (HPCI)/ Hosted Shared Computer Infrastructure (HSCI). I was wondering if application compatibility still is an issue as we have plausible alternatives.

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