VMware Horizon View – Network Considerations

Teradici’s PCoIP display protocol provides real-time delivery with high fidelity desktop experience for VMware Horizon View virtual desktops. To ensure a responsive desktop, the PCoIP protocol must be deployed across a properly architected virtual desktop network infrastructure that meets bandwidth, QoS, latency, jitter, and packet loss requirements. Virtual Desktop Bandwidth …

VMware AppVolumes – VMware’s Strategy for version 2.x and 3.x

About 3 months ago VMware released AppVolumes 3.0. The 3.0 version is the first AppVolumes release which comes as a virtual appliance with it’s own embedded database and combines app volumes features with UEM features. I like the fact that VMware is moving towards appliance based models and the combination …

VMware vRealize Business – Watch Out When Upgrading from 7.0.0 to 7.0.1

At Nubera, we are in the process of designing and implementing a solution at a Service Provider with vRealize Automation and vRealize Business Standard. The versions we are using are vRealize Automation version 7.0.0 and vRealize Business Standard version 7.0.0. After all the vRealize Automation work was done (design, installation, …

VMware vRealize Operations Manager – Scaling up a 2-node HA enabled vROps cluster

This blog post describes the steps to follow to scale up a 2-node HA enabled VMware vROps cluster: Start Situation: SMALL1 and SMALL2 are deployed and are configured in HA mode SMALL1 is the Master node SMALL2 is the Master Replica node Process to scale-up 2 HA enabled nodes Deploy 2 …

Nutanix – Installation of Nutanix Community Edition on VMware Fusion (VIDEO)

This post shows the steps to take to download and install the free Nutanix Community Edition on VMware Fusion. Preparation Go to http://my.nutanix.com, register, check the “Community Edition” section and follow the link to download the software. Version 2015.06.08: http://download.nutanix.com/ce/2015.06.08-beta/ce-2015.06.08-beta.img.gz Version 2015.07.16: http://download.nutanix.com/ce/2015.07.16/ce-2015.07.16-beta.img.gz Unpack the downloaded gzip file Rename the …

VMware Horizon View – Using ZEN Loadbalancer to loadbalance Connection Server Traffic

General Zen loadbalancer (ZLB) is as simple and easy to use open source loadbalancer. It can be used to loadbalance a variety for solutions, but here I describe how to configure it to load balance VMware Horizon View connection servers. The Zen Loadbalancer can also be configred in an HA …