View Storage Accelerator explained

An introduction to View Storage Accelerator, a caching feature that can reduce storage costs and improve performance in VMware View. … [Read more...]

VMware View port numbers

TCP Ports for View Connection Servers I got several questions from different customers about which firewall ports need to be open when working with VMware View 5.1 Here is a complete list of all ports that needs to be open for View to work in a firewalled environment. … [Read more...]

Understanding how storage design has a big impact on your VDI

This is a must read! http://www.brianmadden.com/blogs/rubenspruijt/archive/2009/12/09/vdi-and-storage-deep-impact.aspx This article got me to create a perfect design for a customer, and the results are amazing … [Read more...]

VMware view 4 released

According to the VMguy, VMware View 4.0 was release for download tonight.  VMware View with PCoIP – PCoIP provides an optimized desktop experience for the delivery of the entire desktop environment including applications, images, audio, and video content for a wide range of users on the LAN or across the WAN. PCoIP can compensate for an increase in latency or a reduction in bandwidth, to ensure that end users can remain productive regardless of network conditions. PCoIP includes VMware … [Read more...]

VMware View 4 useful information

VM’s per core: VM’s per core, In VMware View 3 the number was 6-9 VM’s per core, now in View 4 with for example the Intel Nehalem processors you can get to 12-16 VM’s per core. This number heavily depends for example on the application load inside the VM’s. The PCoIP protocol does NOT support: - Security Server; - Smart Cards integration; - Thinprint support. Generally: - The PCoIP protocol is not different in scalability than RDP; - For the RDP protocol version 6 is used in … [Read more...]