It appears vSphere 5 will cache the bits of the master image in memory on each ESXi host, so when vms boot they are redirected to boot from the cache bits. This will reduce of completely eliminate the boot storm issues.
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Saturday, July 16, 2011
Friday, July 15, 2011
VMware View Android Client Released today! http://snipurl.com/252k3w
Download on the Android Market.
Just a few of the awesome VMware View Client for Android features include:
- A new look and feel – The View Client for Android features the NEW blue look and feel of the VMware View clients!
- Multiple broker support – If you have more than one VMware View broker in your organization, you can can easily access your desktop from all of them via the Android client
- Desktop Shortcuts – Quickly connect with as many as four recent desktop via shortcuts
- Virtual trackpad – Control your desktop on a granular level just like you would control the mouse on a laptop
- Custom keyboard toolbar – Super easy access to all of the special keys not found on the Android default keynboard
- Honeycomb 3.x support – Made from the ground up for the new generation of Android tablets
- Custom gestures – Invoke keyboard, scrolling, etc are as easy as ever and simple to use
- VMware View Security Server support (best experience) – No need to have VPN when you use VMware View Security Server
- Background tasking – Switch between apps on your tablet and come right back
Thursday, July 14, 2011
There are 2 powershell scripts available now that will look at your 4.x farms and give you an idea of VRAM needs under ESX 5.