Vmware Horizon Workspace Essentials

Author: Peter von Oven
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782172386
File Size: 17,93 MB
Format: PDF
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This book uses a step-by-step approach to teach you how to design, deploy, and manage a Horizon Workspace based on real world experience. Written in an easy-to-follow style, this book explains the terminology in a clear and concise manner. Each feature is explained starting at a high level and then drilling down into the technical detail, using diagrams and screenshots. This book is perfect for IT administrators who want to deploy a solution to centrally manage access to corporate applications, data, and virtual desktops using Horizon Workspace. You need to have some experience in delivering BYOD initiatives and delivering applications from the Cloud (SaaS).

Vmware Horizon View Essentials

Author: Peter von Oven
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1784396605
File Size: 29,12 MB
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If you are a desktop administrator or an end user of a computing project team looking to speed up to the latest VMware Horizon View solution, then this book is perfect for you. It is your ideal companion to deploy a solution to centrally manage and virtualize your desktop estate using Horizon View 6.0.

Mastering Vmware Horizon 6

Author: Peter von Oven
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1784393681
File Size: 11,31 MB
Format: PDF
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If you are working as a desktop admin, part of a EUC team, an architect, or a consultant on a desktop virtualization project and you are looking to use VMware's Horizon solution, this book is for you. This book will demonstrate the new capabilities of Horizon 6. You should have experience in desktop management using Windows and Microsoft Office, and be familiar with Active Directory, SQL, Windows Remote Desktop Session Hosting, and VMware vSphere infrastructure (ESXi and vCenter Server) technology.

Mastering Vmware Horizon 7

Author: Peter von Oven
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1786460734
File Size: 32,21 MB
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Learn advanced desktop virtualization techniques and strategies and dive deeper into VMware Horizon 7, take responsibility for optimizing your end user experience About This Book Build better virtualized services for your users with VMware Horizon 7 Take full advantage of Horizon's range of features for confidence and control in your virtualized solutions Take responsibility for transforming your organization – this guide will get you started! Who This Book Is For Admins, architects... whatever your role, if you find virtualization a bit of a headache this book is for you. You'll go deep into VMware Horizon and see just what its capable of. It will take you to an advanced level, but at a pace that ensures you're always solving real-world problems. You'll need some experience in desktop management using Windows and Microsoft Office, and familiarity with Active Directory, SQL, Windows Remote Desktop Session Hosting, and VMware vSphere technology. What You Will Learn Successfully configure Horizon 7 for the needs of your users Find out how VMware is perfect for end-user computing delivering virtual desktops, session-based desktops, and hosted applications all from the same platform Learn how to develop, and deploy a complete end-to-end solution Discover how to optimize desktop OS images for virtual desktops Build, optimize, and tune desktop operating systems to deliver a superior end-user experience Explore the Horizon 7 infrastructure, so you can take full advantage of it! In Detail Desktop virtualization can be a bit of a headache. But VMware Horizon 7 changes all that. With a rich and adaptive UX, improved security and a range of useful features for storage and networking optimization, there's plenty to love. But to properly fall in love with it, you need to know how to use it. And that means venturing deeper into the software, taking advantage of its extensive range of features, many of which are underused and underpromoted. This guide will take you through everything you need to know to not only successfully virtualize your desktop infrastructure but also to maintain and optimize the infrastructure to keep all your users happy. We'll show you how to assess and analyze your infrastructure, and how to use that analysis to design a solution that meets your organizational and user needs. Once you've done that, you'll find out how to build your virtualized environment, before deploying your virtualized solution. But more than that, we'll also make sure you know everything you need to know about the full range of features on offer, including mobile cloud, so you can use them to take full control of your virtualized infrastructure. Style and approach Focusing on an end-user project, this useful, yet comprehensive guide will show you how to take full advantage of VMware's Horizon 7 solution and how to successfully implement it for your organization.

Vmware Vcloud Director Essentials

Author: Lipika Pal
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783986530
File Size: 22,15 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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If you are a technical professional with system administration knowledge, then this book is for you. The book also covers areas of importance if you are a virtualization engineer, consultant, architect, senior system engineer, or senior system analyst. You should possess core vSphere platform knowledge necessary to serve as a base to learn vCloud Director and its associated components.

Vmware Horizon View High Availability

Author: Andrew Alloway
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785286498
File Size: 79,14 MB
Format: PDF
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Design, develop and deploy a highly available vSphere environment for VMware Horizon View About This Book Enhance your capability of meeting various Service Level Agreements in VMware Horizon View Get acquainted through all the necessary considerations for building a View environment Cover VMware High Availability hurdle by hurdle along with the checklists for verification of the environment being ready for production Who This Book Is For If you manage, plan or deploy VMware Horizon View or are looking for tips for best practices and configuration details this book is for you. This book is intended for administrators who design and deploy VMware Horizon View or administrators who are looking for ways to improve their existing View environment. What You Will Learn Install and configure a VMware Horizon View Connection Server and redundant pair Discover the networking requirements for View and learn how to build redundancy into your network Analyze each of the View user pool types and how each one can be made highly available and survivable. Get to know about storage protocols such as NFS, iSCSI and Fibre Channel Deploy Virtual SAN, and find out how to effectively couple Virtual SAN with View Learn about View monitoring tools to allow fast responses to various crises Plan, analyze and upgrade VMware Horizon View Analyze network services required for VMware Horizon View and build them in a redundant manner In Detail The increasing movement to virtualize workloads and workstations has put VMware Horizon View into a central mission critical role in many environments. Administrators may be overwhelmed with planning for outages and dealing with failure scenarios. It's easy to miss small details that will result in outages down the road. Following VMware Horizon View best practices and planning ahead with network infrastructure will allow you to avoid these common pit falls. This book will walk you through the setup and configuration of View in a highly available configuration. It will provide you with the skills to analyze and deploy configurations that can stand up to rigorous failure standards. The book starts with deploying and basic configuration of VMware Horizon View in a redundant setup, then moves on to cover high availability for networking, fibre channel, NFS, and iSCSI. We finish this book with monitoring and upgrade planning. At the end we also learn about maintaining the uptime and minimizing the downtime that can be caused due to various factors. Each topic comes with a list of best practices and failure scenarios to test. Administrators will learn the intricacies of protecting a View environment. Style and approach This book provides configuration and installation steps for administration and installation of a Horizon View server. It includes high-level overviews of any protocols, services used by Horizon View, and best practices and high availability checklists for each chapter.

Learning Vmware App Volumes

Author: Peter von Oven
Editor: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785889125
File Size: 21,66 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Deliver applications to virtual desktop environments in seconds and at scale with the click of a button About This Book Learn how can you deliver a great user experience and drive down storage and management costs Discover hidden gems to deliver applications to virtual desktop environments in seconds This book will help you fully utilize the true potential of VMware App Volumes and design and build a complete production environment Who This Book Is For This book is for administrators and IT teams who would like to take full advantage of App Volumes to deal with application workloads. It will also be useful for virtualization professionals and teams who are working on VDI deployments and VMware end user computing solutions. What You Will Learn Find out how the VMware App Volumes solution can enhance the management and delivery of applications in your desktop environment Design a real-life App Volumes solution using best practices and following the recommended sizing guides Install, configure, and deploy App Volumes so it is ready to start delivering applications Create and prepare applications ready to be delivered to end users Discover how App Volumes can enhance other desktop solutions by looking at how it integrates with VMware Horizon View, VMware ThinApp, RDSH, and Citrix XenDesktop/XenApp Understand how to configure the advanced options within App Volumes In Detail App Volumes provides a virtualized, real-time application delivery engine for virtual desktop infrastructure and is designed to enable VDI deployments to ensure greater flexibility, agility, and cost reduction. This book starts with an in-depth overview of the architecture and components used to design an optimized solution. We then show you how to install and configure App Volumes for different use cases such as VMware View integration, using VMware ThinApp, Citrix XenApp, and more. Throughout the chapters, we provide hints, tips, and tricks as well as best practices. By the end of the book, you will have built a working App Volumes environment and acquired the skills to build and run a production environment. Style and approach This book comprises of the theoretical explanations that will help you perform a complete App Volumes deployment through step-by-step instructions