I attened the VDI vs TS presentation this afternoon presented by, the quite possibly mental, Brian Madden. I have to say that I haven’t been to a presentation that frank in a long time, possibly even ever!
I won’t rehash everything from the presentation because you can read the crux of most of the discussions here. [...]
I have recently installed a pilot of VMware View at a customer and found some great articles and posts before the install. One of the best for introductory information was over at brianmadden.com and written by Roland van der Kruk, check out all three parts here:
If you want to find out more [...]
I found an excellent article written on DABCC.com discussing ways to make Windows XP essentially a thin client. Some of the tweaks include:
Desktop Folder Redirection
Start Menu Redirection
Loading iexplore As Shell
Very useful for all those people running VMware VDI as you can use these tips to load VDM in kiosk mode.
3Par have announced some back-end storage enhancements that can greatly improve the usability, scalability and performance of VMware VDI. Thin Copy Desktop has some of the following enhancements:
Automated Disktop Image Creation & Management – Storage level snapshots that are VMware VDI aware. This will apparently make desktops available in seconds instead of minutes/tens [...]
Firstly, let me start by saying that not everyone is going to want to ‘tweak’ with the bowels of RDP, but if you are so inclined then check out this article.
I stumbled upon it when wondering how I could get people to stop simply disconnecting sessions and logging off properly.