09 Jan / 2015
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VMware released their Mirage 5.0 Reviewer´s Guide. It can be downloaded here: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/techpaper/vmware-horizon-mirage-reviewers-guide.pdf.

Topics covered are:

  • What is VMware Mirage?
  • Key features
  • Packaging and licensing
  • Components and architecture
  • Installation and configuration
  • Hands-on evaluation exercises

There is also a Reviewers Guide available for Horizon 6.0. It can be downloaded here: http://www.vmware.com/files/pdf/view/VMware-View-Evaluators-Guide.pdf

Topics covered are:

  • Installation Prerequisites
  • Installing View Components
  • Remote Desktop Session Host Configuration
  • Configuring View
  • Preparing Desktop Images for Linked-Clone Desktop Pool Deployment
  • Preparing a Desktop Image for Full-Clone Desktop Pool Deployment
  • Deploying View Desktops and Applications
  • Entitling Users to View Desktops and Applications
  • Connecting to View Desktops and Applications

Cheers,
Sinisa

09 Jan / 2015
Author: Sinisa Sokolic Tags: There is no tags Comments: 0

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At first I want to wish you all a happy new year. I had planned a different blog post as the first one but I had no chance of preventing me writing down these thoughts about the installers of Citrix XenDesktop (respectively XenApp) and VMware Horizon View.

Both companies have large-scale installations out there and both are on the market for a very long time. But although they should have experience with enterprise environments and customization possibilities for their software components they still have room for improvement.

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