VMware View 4 useful information

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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 VMware VIEW;

– Offline desktop support is still experimental;

– There’s no RTO Software Virtual Profiles in this release of VMware VIEW 4;

– Windows  7 is still experimental, official support will be around the begin of 2010;

– The Connection server must be installed on Windows 2003, support for Windows 2008 will be around the begin of 2010;

– Advise for virus scanning software is use VMware aware virus scanners (VMsafe), for example Trend Micro and McAfee have beta’s that use the VMsafe technolog

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