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Instant VMware View Virtualization How-to

Book Description

A practical guide to getting started with virtualization using VMWare View

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.

  • Implement virtualization on Windows 8

  • Learn details that are not available in the VDI documentation of VMware View

  • Learn about the advanced features of VMWare View 5.x

  • In Detail

    Virtualization is the single most effective way to reduce IT expenses while boosting efficiency and agility, not just for large enterprises, but for small and midsize businesses too. VMware View helps you set up the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) across multiple environments.

    Instant VMware View Virtualization How-to is a practical implementation guide for Basic, Advanced, and Expert users that provides step-by-step explanations with the help of screen captures. It also explores some of the problems you face on a day-to-day basis when working with VMware View. This book is also very useful for users who are planning to implement a VDI solution in their environment.

    Instant VMware View Virtualization How-to is a complete reference guide to VMWare View. It helps you to plan and understand the new topics and features of VMware View. It is useful for testing and implementation practices of VDI. The book covers details that are not available in the VDI documentation of VMware View. This book helps you understand the problems that you will face with VMware View using practical scenarios, and you will also learn how to fix them. This book would help you become an expert on VMware View within a short span of time.

    Table of Contents

    1. Instant VMware View Virtualization How-to
      1. Instant VMware View Virtualization How-to
      2. Credits
      3. About the Authors
      4. About the Reviewer
      5. www.PacktPub.com
        1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
          1. Why Subscribe?
          2. Free Access for Packt account holders
      6. Preface
        1. What this book covers
        2. What you need for this book
        3. Who this book is for
        4. Conventions
        5. Reader feedback
        6. Customer support
          1. Errata
          2. Piracy
          3. Questions
      7. 1. Instant VMware View Virtualization How-to
        1. Deploying VMware View on Windows 8 (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
            1. More information
        2. Integrating ThinApp with VMware View (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More information
        3. Using storage acceleration in VMware View (Advanced)
          1. Getting Ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More information
        4. Using space-efficient sparse disks (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
            1. More information
        5. Exploring SSO using VMware View (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        6. Managing replica disks (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More information
        7. Using vCenter Operations Manager for VMware View (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        8. Tuning and optimizing PCoIP performance (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
            1. More information
        9. Managing profiles and users (Simple)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
        10. Implementing USB redirections (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
        11. Implementing ThinPrints (Simple)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. More information
        12. Using View Client on Android, iOS, and Linux (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
            1. More information
        13. Selecting the best Thin Client devices (Basic)
          1. Getting ready
        14. Upgrading View (Basic)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
            1. More information
        15. Performing Recompose, Refresh, and Rebalance (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
            1. More information