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  • September 20, 2012 - Sven Huisman

    VMware View upgrade path – not so easy…

    A customer is using VMware View 4.5 on ESX 4.1 and wants to upgrade to View 5.1.1 with ESX 5.0 U1. If you take a look at the following interoperability matrix, the upgrade path is not so easy: The first step is to upgrade the View components to View 4.6.1. the next step is to […]

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  • Before you continue to read this article, make sure you first read part 1. In part 1 I explain what the Teradici APEX 2800 card is and what the use-case is for the card. I also explain about LoginVSI, a VDI-benchmarking tool which I also use with Project VRC. My goal was to see the […]

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  • Introduction I’m given the opportunity to test the Teradici APEX 2800 card. My plan is to evaluate this card using Login VSI, the VDI benchmarking tool I use in Project VRC. I want to see the improvement in user density using this card compared to the software version of PCoIP used in VMware View. Before […]

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  • My colleague Rob Beekmans and I have submitted a session for VMworld this year. The topic we selected was VMware View troubleshooting and we are planning to make this a real deep dive session. The good thing about troubleshooting VMware View is that everything is logged in the View Dashboard, Event database and logfiles. The […]

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  • March 22, 2012 - Sven Huisman

    Free tools for VMware View

    In these days of recession I thought it would be a good idea to sum up a couple of free tools which you can use designing, implementing and maintaining a VMware View Infrastructure. I’ve divided the tools in the following categories: Assessment Sizing Load balancing Optimizing User Environment Management Customization Client Monitoring Troubleshooting I would […]

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