26 novembre 2013

Quick Tip: Useful Flash Player optimization for the vSphere Web Client & other Flash WebApps

recently picked up a useful tidbit from engineering on a Flash Player optimization setting that can be helpful when using the vSphere Web Client or any other Flash web application for that matter. The particular setting is the Website Storage Settings which controls the amount of temporary data that can be stored by the Flash Player on your local disk and by default this is limited to 100Kb. This limited storage footprint is actually done on purposes as a security feature of Flash.However, at some point the Flash Player will reach... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Horizon View 5.3 is GA and Here is What You need to Know!

Horizon View 5.3 is available for download now (here).   Here is everything you need to know about Horizon View 5.3:   What’s New in VMware Horizon View 5.3 (Beyond Marketing) A Review of Horizon View 5.3 Limits and Maximums How does VMware VSAN help Horizon View? How is Horizon View configured for VMware VSAN? Why is Content-Based Read Cache (CBRC) so important for Horizon View and VSAN? Horizon View 5.3 and VMware VSAN Setup Video Horizon View support and interoperability with Horizon Mirage Video... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Horizon View 5.3 Storage Optimization Features–Deep Dive

This post provides a detailed overview of the storage optimization features of Horizon View 5.3. Unbounded Storage Overcommit Policy Horizon View enables customers to select one or more datastores for storing their desktop virtual machines. For linked-clone pools, customers can control the number of virtual machines that can be placed on a datastore by selecting one of several Storage Overcommit options. Customers are presented with the Storage Overcommit options when they create a linked-clone desktop pool in View Administrator,... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

What’s New in VMware Horizon View 5.3 (Beyond Marketing)

It’s that time again! VMware just announced VMware Horizon View 5.3 and has also lifted the NDA. Despite being only a ‘dot’ release the Horizon View team added a significant number of features that provide improvements in the areas of performance, user experience and management. Following the format of my previous articles “What’s New (Beyond Marketing)” I am going to also introduce new features that don’t necessarily make to the marketing press releases but also represent major product improvements. I also would like to highlight... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

[Release] ESXi-Customizer-PS version 2.0

I just released a new major version of my ESXi-Customizer-PS PowerCLI script that greatly simplifies and automates the process of creating fully patched and customized ESXi 5.x installation ISOs using the ImageBuilder snapin.What's new: A new operational mode (-update) allows to update a locally existing ESXi Offline bundle with the latest patch level from the VMware Online depot. This way you can easily bring a vendor supplied ESXi installation ISO (like the HP Customized ISO) to the most recent ESXi patch level. ... [Lire la suite]
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26 novembre 2013

Installing Razor - Yes the New Version.. Cloud provisionning

This is part 1 of a series of posts on the new version of razor-server 1. Installing Razor - Yes the New Version..2. Razor - DHCP and TFTP3. Installing the Razor client and creating a repository4. Installers, Policies and Tags I assume that some of you are familiar with Razor - the provisioning system that was open sourced by EMC and written partially by Nick Weaver - his post about razor is here.Jonas Rosland (@virtualswede) created a great walkthrough on how to deploy a... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2013

Hyper-V 2012 R2 Best Practices

Travaillant sur un projet de déploiement de Windows 2012 R2 avec Hyper-V, et avec les différentes contraintes de fonctionnement de Hyper-V, j'ai cherché chez Microsoft un guide recensant les "best practices" ou bonnes pratiques. J'ai trouvé celui-ci qui détaille assez bien les différents points à prendre en compte : http://blogs.technet.com/b/askpfeplat/archive/2013/03/10/windows-server-2012-hyper-v-best-practices-in-easy-checklist-form.aspx Avec une petite pépite, car Hyper-V étant basé sur Windows, il faut patcher, et Windows... [Lire la suite]
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14 novembre 2013

Veeam releases Backup & Replication 7.0 R2 update supporting vSphere 5.5.

Today Veeam released Veeam Backup & Replication R2. This version has a lot of new features. One of the most interesting is support for VMware vSphere 5.5. The update also contains bugfixes. Veeam has named this release a patch. To obtain the patch please download it from: Download More information here What is new: VMware vSphere 5.5 support, including support for 62TB virtual disks and virtual hardware v10 virtual machines. vCloud Director 5.5 support. Support for Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 as guest... [Lire la suite]
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