Archive for VMware

How I migrated from Windows to Mac OSX

Mac OSXJust recently I decided to buy myself a new laptop and after a lot of consideration and discussions with my CFO (yes, that’s the misses) I let Barry Schiffer convince me I needed a MacBook, for a brief moment I looked at the MacBook Air but I went for the MacBook Pro because it has a Retina display which apparently is a useful feature when you have to stare at your screen the whole day long.

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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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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.

 

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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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