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The basics of VMware View

One of the major applications of virtualization is not just server consolidation but also end-user virtual machines. VMware View is the virtual desktop brokering and provisioning system in VMware's data center virtualization platform, vSphere.

This series by Mike Laverick covers the basics of the virtual desktop product, including installation, security and application virtualization features.

 


GETTING STARTED WITH VMWARE VIEW


  Part 1: What's new with VDI?
 Part 2: Installing VMware View
 Part 3: Publishing individual virtual desktops
 Part 4: Publishing virtual desktop pools
 Part 5: Basics of VMware Composer and linked clones
 Part 6: Managing linked cloned desktop pools
 Part 7: Using a Virtual Desktop offline
 Part 8: Desktop restrictions with group policy objects
 Part 9: Installing Connection and Security servers
 Part 10: Creating and applying certificates
 Part 11: Application virtualization
Conclusion

 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:   
 

Mike Laverick
Mike Laverick is a former VMware instructor with 17 years of experience in technologies such as Novell, Windows, Citrix and VMware. Since 2003, has been involved with the VMware community. Laverick is a VMware forum moderator and member of the London VMware Useroup. He is also the man behind the virtualization website and blog RTFM Education, where he publishes free guides and utilities for VMware customers. Laverick received the VMware vExpert award in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Since joining TechTarget as a contributor, Laverick has also found the time run a weekly podcast called the Chinwag and the Vendorwag. Laverick helped found the Irish and Scottish VMware user groups and now speaks regularly at larger regional events organized by the global VMware user group in North America, EMEA and APAC. Laverick published several books on VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3, vSphere4, Site Recovery Manager and View.

This was first published in February 2010

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