26 juillet 2013

Building a driver library in VMware Horizon Mirage

Here’s a guest post by Robert Tindall who explains the process one would go through to build a driver Library in Horizon Mirage. This is commonly done when working with Horizon Mirage Base Layers, Restores, and Reverting to snapshots. the following guides you through the process of extracting drivers from the manufacture and gives examples of how you can logically structure your device drivers folders for that manufacture, Model, OS Type etc. To add a driver to your driver library, we suggest you download the driver from... [Lire la suite]
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10 juin 2013

Announcing Horizon Mirage 4.2!

Today, VMware is pleased to announce the launch of the latest edition of VMware® Horizon Mirage™: the Horizon Mirage 4.2 release. In Horizon Mirage 4.2 VMware has made major storage performance improvements which greatly reduces the time it takes an endpoint to finish centralization. How significant is the impact you ask? Great question! Unfortunately, the answer is that it depends heavily on your environment, but we are quite sure that it will reduce the time significantly in environments where the... [Lire la suite]
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11 avril 2013

Scale Out File Server for Mirage – Windows 2012 w/Dedupe

In my previous post I had talked about how to setup caching on Nutanix. Here we are creating two 1 TB drives to our Windows 2012 VM that will reside on our NFS volume that that has compression enabled. We use two different scsi controller for performance. More disks, more threads, better performance. Keep in mind that Mirage will only support 1500 connections per Mirage Server so there is much point throwing all your storage on one Mirage Server – Scale it Out with DFS. --> Please see the rest on the... [Lire la suite]
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20 février 2013

VMware Horizon Suite

VMware has announced the new VMware Horizon Suite: the platform for workforce mobility. Core of the VMware’s End User Computing (EUC) vision it is based on this point: Transform: Simplify desktops, diverse apps and data into centralized services Broker: Manage & Secure centrally and broker services to your workforce by policy Deliver: Empower your workforce with flexible access across devices, locations and connectivity It’s a suite of products designed to handle applications, data, desktop and deliver them though... [Lire la suite]
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30 janvier 2013

VMware Mirage Cool Video

VMware Mirage is one of my products I’m interested in since a couple of months. Since the acquisition of Vanova by VMware, the product has been updated and improved by VMware. I’ve assisted to a live Demo of the product during VMworld Barcelona. I did an interview with Tom Nikl - Mirage product manager. If you have missed that, you can read the original article here – VMware Mirage – VMworld Barcelona Demo.. And I have also Installed and tested VMware Mirage in my lab recently, you can have a look at the whole step-by-step serie: ... [Lire la suite]
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07 décembre 2012

VMware Mirage Installation – the lab setup

VMware Mirage Installation and Configuration in Lab environment. Vmware Mirage has been demoed during the latest VMworld 2012 in Barcelona. I have attended and also I did an interview with a demo there with Tom Nikl. If you have missed that, you can read the original article here – VMware Mirage – VMworld Barcelona Demo. VMware Mirage Architecture is composed from several components which each of those is installed on particular place – in the datacenter, on the client computers etc. Let’s see which components are used in the VMware... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2012

VMware Mirage – VMworld Barcelona – Demo video

VMware Mirage in Barcelona – demoed by Tom Nikl I passed by the VMware stand during my stay at VMworld Barcelona 2012, and I was able to record a demo of product called VMware Mirage. A product that I have already wrote about in my article here (see the architecture pic and video). The VMware Mirage product will interest few people I know personally. All IT admins which needs to protect desktop and laptops as a quick recovery or migration solution. People that might not want to implement VMware View as a desktop solution. Mirage... [Lire la suite]
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10 octobre 2012

VMworld 2012 : avec Mirage, VMware dépoussière le poste de travail

La seconde keynote de VMWorld Barcelone était cette fois consacrée au poste de travail virtualisé avec un gros accent sur la mobilité avec Horizon Suite. Après la matinée d'hier consacrée à l'infrastructure, la seconde keynote de VMworld Europe à Barcelone était axée sur le poste de travail. Si Steve Herrod, CTO de VMware, est bien sûr revenu sur les bénéfices de View, l'accent principal a été mis sur Mirage et Horizon Suite.Issue du rachat de la start-up Wanova, la technologie Mirage est un bon complément à View pour conserver et... [Lire la suite]
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