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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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2013 is the year of… Converged Infrastructure?

I attended the SDDC roadshow in March and VMware announced that 2013 would be the year of VDI and Software defined Data Center but I heard Tikiri Wanduragala (IBM) saying it would be the year of converged infrastructure and my first response was: “2013 is going to be a busy year…”

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VMware vSphere 5.1 Update 1 Fix: No values for CPU and Memory in the ESXi 5.x host

After an upgrade of VMware 4.1 to VMware vSphere 5.1 Update 1 one of my colleagues Wilbert Kandt noticed that the environment wasn’t properly load balanced. The problem was that an ESXi host wasn’t used as destination within a VMware DRS cluster after a while.

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A review of the new 10Zig 5818v WE8 Thin Client

10Zig 5818v

10Zig 5818v

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by 10Zig to do a review of their newest and latest thin client, the 10Zig 5818v WE8 Thin Client and as you may (or may not) know me, I’m always curious to see what’s new in modern days technology.

 

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How-to install the VMware View Composer (incl video)

For an upcoming presentation I’m installing the VMware View Composer on a Windows 2008 R2 box and being fairly new to the VMware View architecture I just thought I should click and go… Ok, maybe I should have looked into the manual but where’s the fun in that :). In all honesty: the VMware documentation is good and well written so if I would have read the guides I probably wouldn’t ran into these problems.

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