Archive for the ‘Video’ tag
There are some great VMware Mirage videos available on Youtube. If you want to learn more about the Mirage use cases and technology you should watch these videos.
David Davis from TrainSignal has done a brilliant job coming up with these free VDI training videos. This is what I call community!
Start here - Intro to Desktop Virtualization
Lesson 1 – Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Overview
Lesson 2 – What is Desktop Virtualization and VDI
Lesson 3 – Desktop Virtualization vs Terminal Services
Lesson 4 – Microsoft’s Desktop Virtualization Solution
Lesson 5 – Citrix’s Desktop Virtualization Solutions
Lesson 6 – VMware’s Desktop Virtualization
Lesson 7 – Next steps in Desktop Virtualization
Erik Scholten has published a brilliant article about video performance in VMware View on the VMGuru Blog. He has been very busy in the last few weeks with VMware View deployments at this customers and could manage to improve the video performance by tweaking the configuration a bit.
Erik Scholten is the founder of VMGuru.nl and works for Imtech ICT as a Solution Architect creating the most ingenious virtual infrastructures. He has over 15 years experience as a system engineer and consultant and now he specializes in virtualization. His current job includes selling, presenting, designing and developing virtual infrastructures for some major companies in the Netherlands. In 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 VMware awarded him the vExpert award for his virtualization community efforts.
VMware has put a great online resource together which gives you an overview why to choose VMware View over other VDI solutions. Find videos which explain the benefits of View and how Citrix XenApp i.e. can be improved by using VMware ThinApp.
A new VMware website brings you free video trainings. There a currently 4 videos about VMware View.
- VMware View: Installating View Connection Server – Overview
- VMware View: Installing Connection Server – Demo
- VMware View: Configuring View Connection Server
- VMware View: Installing View Composer – Overview
You can subscribe to the video and audio only podcasts via iTunes. Details on the VMware website.
The city of Pittsburgh is using VMware View 5.0 for nearly 3000 users. Please find the links for a video and the case study here. Especially in the public sector VMware View is a great solution when it comes to information security.
Video: View 5 at City of Pittsburgh
Case Study: http://www.vmware.com/a/customers/customer/429