VMware Horizon Service Installer for NSX – Building Up a Secured Desktop Infrastructure

By Sam Zhao, Manager, End-User-Computing Technical-Marketing Center of Excellence, VMware and Tristan Todd, VMware alumnus In an earlier blog, A Deep Dive into VMware Horizon 6 with NSX, Tristan Todd, a VMware alumnus, introduced some VMware technologies that offer wide-ranging capabilities and benefits to users, administrators, and business leaders through securing desktop virtualization with VMware NSX and Horizon 6. As an IT...

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Mirage and MongoDB, Part 2: Installing and Upgrading

By Yan Aksenfeld, Member of Technical Staff, VMware This 4-part blog post series discusses the addition of MongoDB to Mirage. Part 1 introduced the benefits of adding MongoDB to Mirage to enhance the performance of Mirage when working with a large number of small files. This blog post discusses new MongoDB components in Mirage, designing Mirage for high availability, and MongoDB considerations of Mirage installations and upgrades. New...

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Mirage and MongoDB, Part 1: Introduction

By Yan Aksenfeld, Member of Technical Staff, VMware This four-part blog-post series discusses the addition of MongoDB to Mirage. This blog post discusses MongoDB and how it optimizes Mirage performance. Why MongoDB? VMware Mirage requires many components, including servers, management consoles, gateways, file portals, and disk volumes. In VMware Mirage 5.4, VMware introduced a substantial new component to Mirage—the MongoDB database....

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Preliminary Sizing Tests for Horizon 6 for Linux

In response to a growing demand in China for small-scale Linux VDI implementations, our End-User-Computing Technical-Marketing Center of Excellence team in Beijing ran a series of tests, as documented by Judy Wu in our new VMware Horizon 6 for Linux: Preliminary Sizing Tests white paper. The team assembled a test bed of hardware readily available in China, a locally popular Linux distribution, and VMware Horizon 6 for Linux. This lab...

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The Next Step in Converged Infrastructure Solutions with Dell and VMware Horizon Air Hybrid-Mode

By Jeff McNaught, Executive Director of Marketing, and Chief Strategy Officer, Dell Cloud Client-Computing In today’s workplace, flexibility is key. Whether it is flexibility in how employees choose to work, or in how IT departments manage and scale resources to meet changing business needs, delivering solutions to help businesses be their best is at the heart of all Dell technologies. In talking with customers, we are hearing that...

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