Those people on this weeks Roundtable, my self included had a little shock, VMwares’ John Troyer calmly announced the introduction of the VVP (VMware Virtualization Professional), this is a new invite only certification in a similar mold to MVP status from Microsoft and CVP from Citrix.
Personally I think that this is a good move and can only add value.
once again the HGFS feature has caused problems for users,
see post HGFS Service fails to start
why don’t VMware just change the default for silent install of VMtools for Guests running under ESX. Continue reading “HGFS Service fails to start”
This is the first part of a series of blogs about Application Virtualisation
What is Application Virtualisation?
The idea behind application virtualisation is relatively simple in that an application runs on your desktop without ever having installed it. Continue reading “Application Virtualisation – Part 1”
With the release of View 3 VMware have added a couple of killer features, today I will attempt to explain Linked Clones. first some basics. Continue reading “Linked Clones, what are they”
Duncan of YellowBricks fame has blogged on the sticky and regular question of “Do you convert Domain Controllers?” Myself like the majority of Regulars on the VMware communities forums always advise “create an new Windows server and do a DcPromo or if there is absolutely no other choice, do a cold migration”.
It now seems that both VMware and Microsoft have released KB articles on the subject for futher details read Duncans Blog
As I have already posted, today VMware released their latest VDI software package. VMWare View 3
I have just noticed that to acutally use the new features of Desktop Composer and Offline Desktop current users will have to purchase an upgrade license to Premier View. Continue reading “VMware View 3 – Licensing Nightmare.”
I have just upgraded my Beta build of View 3 to GA and I can say on the whole I was pretty impressed. Continue reading “Installing View”
Well today VMware have released a whole new set of product names, I do hope that they are not starting to act like Citrix and change the products names every 5 minutes. Continue reading “Another day at VMware, welcome to the View”
I had a VM that whenever you tried to access the console or RDP into the server it just displayed a black screen Continue reading “The Black Screen of Death!!!!!!”
Welcome to the new home of PlanetVM.
I hope you will find my ramblings on VMware, VDI and desktop and server management in a Virtualised environment interesting.