VMware View Backup Best Practices

  Talk about your perfect timing.  Hot off the presses last week was the very timely VMware View 5 Performance Best Practice Guide that I blogged about and then I see a tweet from Scott Sauer (@ssauer) about the new VMware View Backup Best Practices Deployment and Technical considerations guide.  The funny part is I […]

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Quick VDI Sizing HowTo

From time to time I’m asked to do quick/dirty IO sizing for customers looking to do View Virtual Desktops.  Normally it’s a request by the EMC Technical Consultant to help size the array.  Now, I usually throw a bunch of caveats into the mix like “they really should be working with either EMC Consulting Services […]

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Various info around deploying VDI

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of discussions with companies around Virtual Desktops (VDI) and these meetings usually fall into 2 types.   First type is “what is VDI” or “VDI Best Practices” and even sometimes it’s “Why VDI now” or VDI 101.  Normally this is an open discussion around why they are looking at […]

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Secure Virtual Desktops

  Stop me if you’ve heard this one, “This is the year of the virtual desktop”!!  Hell, I think I’ve even said it a few times!!  It’s usually met with the same response “Seriously Trogden, if I hear that one more time, I’m going to pull my hair out!!”.  You know what usually happens after […]

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Follow up PCoIP Questions

  Some follow up PCoIP Questions. On Wednesday (12/15/2010) I had the pleasure of speaking to a group of people in Troy Michigan (my slide deck is at the bottom).  This was a discussion around “Why EMC for VMware View”.  We discussed all the benefits of a secure virtual desktop as well as the scalability and […]

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