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VMware vCenter Server scalability for VDI deployments with VMware View

VMware vCenter Server scalability for VDI deployments with VMware View

Thincomputing.net published an article that highlights thelimits that vCenter imposes on VDI deployments. The article tries to answer the VMware View Administrators’ question about the scalability differences between desktop and server workload. vCenter Server 5.0 has a documented scalability of 10,000 virtual machines. However, VMware View 5.0 has a documented scalability of 2,000 desktops. As of VMware View 5.1 few things changed, as noted below. VMware Architecture Guide defines the following: Read more […]

VMware shows View 5.1 performance improvements

VMware shows View 5.1 performance improvements

In this post, published on May 18 in VROOM! Blog, the VMware’s Performance Team presented some of the most significant enhancements and optimizations brought to Teradici‘s PCoIP protocol in the release 5.1 of VMware View. The post touches 4 main points: PCoIP Efficiency: The Team claims to have achieved, through compression protocols refinements and general performances optimization, up to 1.3X reduction in PCoIP overheads. Client Optimizations: Even in this case the Team talks about Read more […]

VMware View 5.1 and SSL Certificate Replacement

VMware View 5.1 and SSL Certificate Replacement

The procedure to replace SSL certificates has changed in recently released VMware View 5.1 and differs from 5.0 or earlier versions. The main difference is that native Windows certificate store is used. Also it is now necessary to replace or at least to verify self signed certificates otherwise the View infrastructure will not work properly. Which servers need to replace the certificates? View Connection Managers, Security servers and View Composer. Also vCenter certificate must be replaced or validated. Although Read more […]

What’s New with USB Redirection in VMware View 5.1?

What’s New with USB Redirection in VMware View 5.1?

By Tina de Benedictis, Technical Marketing Manager, Enterprise Desktop, End User Computing, VMware Who would have thought that configuring USB devices for redirection to VMware View desktops could be fun? VMware View 5.1 provides a new group policies administrative interface for configuring USB device splitting and filtering. Now it is as satisfying as solving a simple logic puzzle when you configure a USB device for redirection. Why is it fun? Who doesn’t enjoy learning a few logic rules and Read more […]