Cool video – VMware Horizon 6 3D Performance with vDGA

3D performance on a vDGA enabled Horizon desktop

I really liked this demo video showing the peformance of vDGA inside of a VDI desktop using Horizon 6. This video was produced by Rory Clements, from the End User Computing BU at VMware. Very impressive and realistic. He speaks quite fast, but he shows off nicely the integration and configuration of the Nvidia card, [...]

PernixData FVP Introduces new features: In-Memory, NFS, Network compression and Topology awareness


New features has been announced by PernixData during SFD5 event. If you don’t know PernixData and their FVP technology you should check this post - PernixData FVP in my lab. In short, PernixData FVP Technology is using kernel module. It’s not a VM acceleration appliance. You just have to install a local SSDs or PCIe flash [...]

Configuration of a 16 node Virtual SAN cluster with the vSphere Distributed Switch – Video

Select network adapters - wizard

There is new video at VMware showing the configuration of a 16 node Virtual SAN cluster with vDS (vSphere distributed switch). If you have missed the VSAN announcement and not using VDS so far because of the enterprise plus entry ticket, you might read the announce from VSAN launch which says that VSAN has the VDS option in. [...]

Upgrading vCenter Server using Simple Install


VMware vSphere allows using simple install for upgrading from 5.0 and 5.1 installations. VMware has published a new video of  Upgrading vCenter Server using Simple Install, walking through the steps. The vCenter Server 5.0 uses default values in this video for: SSO site name HTTPS port Installation directory If in your environment you’re using custom values [...]

VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vCOPS) 5.8 Installation Video


VMware has released vCOPS 5.8 which now allows bringing in Hyper-V and AWS together with vSphere.  A truly multi-platform support. I have written a detailed article about what’s new in vCOPS 5.8 already when it was officially announced during VMworld Barcelona 2013, so I won’t go into much details here. You can read the article [...]