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VMware Horizon Mirage Essentials by Peter von Oven

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Chapter 4. Getting Started with Horizon Mirage Layering Technology

In this chapter we will introduce you to the Horizon Mirage layering technology—the foundation for image management with Horizon Mirage. You will learn what a layer is in Horizon Mirage terminology and how a desktop operating system is put together from its component parts (layers). We will also cover capturing a base layer and an application layer and will look at best practices for building your reference/gold image and applications. Finally, we will look at how Horizon Mirage manages device drivers.

An introduction to layering technology

In this first section, we are going to discuss what layering means in Horizon Mirage terms and how to get started on working with these layers. ...

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