First Impressions of VDI with Wyse and Leo Stream

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Andrew Dugdell of Dugie’s Pensieve checked out a VDI solution from Wyse, Leo Stream, and VMware. First Impressions of VDI with Wyse and Leo Stream: You need some flavour of a VMware Server product with Virtual Center You need the LeoStream Server Software (called the Connection Broker) to "Round Robin" the connections to available Desktop Read more...

VMworld wrap-ups

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Bob Roudebush gives his list of the most interesting news from VMworld, including Lab Manager ("Especially interesting: Multiple remote control sessions through the browser interface and the network fencing functionality which keeps test machines from creating conflicts with one another and other machines on the production environment."), Virtual Appliances, Workstation 6.0 ("I don’t want to Read more...

RTFM on VMworld Day 3

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More from Mike Laverick at RTFM Education on the last day of VMworld: Performance on Citrix: The actual session turned up no surprises from what we have all gathered from the Forum’s and experience. Single CPU VM’s for MFPS are the way to go; Turning off hyper-threading is still recommended; ESX 3.x offers much better Read more...

VMworld for an expert user

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VMworld is a pretty challenging event to develop  — although everybody’s excited to be there, experience levels vary from "boss sent me here to find out about virtualization" to "been using ESX Server since its first beta." We send a large number of our R&D staff to these events, though, precisely so you can dive Read more...

Sneak peaks on the Mac

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[Updated with more reviews below.] Scott Lowe and Bob Roudebush and give us two views on the beta of The Product Codenamed VMware Fusion on the Mac: Scott Lowe liked the performance: I had a fully functional installation of Windows XP Professional up and running in less than 15 minutes.  (I kid you not.)  The Read more...