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Playing with nVIDIA GRID on VMware and Citrix accelerated graphics remoting solutions - Get Started User Guides

{Firstly, apologies to all the readers for the delay in sharing this through my blog though it is available online. Thought before it disappears online or the URLs goes missing or bad, i should record it in my blog.} 163 more words

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Horizon 7.0 Part 10–Building Your Desktop Golden Images

A virtual desktop environment is nothing without virtual desktops.  Poorly performing virtual desktops and applications, or virtual desktops and remote desktop session hosts that aren’t configured properly for the applications that are being deployed, can turn users off to modern end user computing solutions and sink the project. 2,110 more words

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Horizon 7.0 Part 9–Configuring Horizon for the First Time

Now that the Connection Server and Composer are installed, it’s time to configure the components to actually work together with vCenter to provision and manage desktop pools. 1,029 more words

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Horizon 7.0 Part 8 – Installing The First Connection Server

Connection Servers are one of the most important components in any Horizon environment, and they come in three flavors – the standard Connection Server, the Replica Connection Server, and the Security Server. 825 more words

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What's New–Horizon 7.0.2 #VMworld2016

VMware has had a fairly steady release cadence for the Horizon Suite, and they have a new point release every 3-6 months. These releases don’t just correct bugs in the software – they add new features that help close the gap with Citrix. 362 more words

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Horizon 7.0 Part 7–Installing Composer

The last couple of posts have dealt with preparing the environment to install Horizon 7.0. We’ve covered prerequisites, design considerations, preparing Active Directory, and even setting up the service accounts that will be used for accessing services and databases. 944 more words

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Horizon 7.0 Part 6–Service Accounts and Databases

Back in Part 4, I mentioned that Horizon required up to a few service accounts to function properly.  One of these accounts is for accessing vCenter to provision and manage the virtual machines that users will connect to.  1,579 more words

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