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
|ABOUT THE AUTHOR:|
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