Monitoring VMware Horizon DaaS with Telegraf

In this blog, I will explain how to monitor VMware Horizon DaaS. version 9.0 but the same can also be used for version 8.* and version 6.* as no CIM counters have changed. I have been working with this product as from 2015. When I started a service provider that hosted DaaS Desktops for a […] … [Read more...]

Why Load Balance VMware Horizon #vRetreat.

My dear friend Patrick Redknap invited me to participate in the virtual conference #vRetreat to be technically updated by KEMP Technologies about loadbalancing Horizon View.  Here is a closer look at 3 possible use cases to loadbalance your Horizon setup. Frank Yue, who is a Solutions Architect at Kemp explained why … [Read more...]

VMworld 2018: Horizon Cloud on Azure Q3 update

VMworld 2018 Las Vegas As announced on VMworld, new updates are coming to Horizon Cloud on Azure. Within the next few weeks, the updates will be scheduled within your Horizon Cloud on Azure environment. In this blog, I will highlight my personal favorite updates: Internal-network Unified Access Gateway New VM models … [Read more...]

Load Balancing VMware Cloud on AWS with KEMP

It is no surprise that VMware is the most used running hypervisor in the data center today. Also, I see customers are going cloud first in their plans going forward. Having a Hybrid solution where you manage your “Cloud” datacenter from your normal vCenter as this is your normal local infrastructure makes … [Read more...]

VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business reporting Fallback mode

What is VMware Horizon Virtualization Pack for Skype for Business? As many customers are using Skype for Business as part of their Office365 subscriptions, they are looking to get a rich user experience and at the same time minimize the number of resources that audio or video calling consumes in their VDI or RDSH … [Read more...]

VMworld 2018: vSphere 6.7 Update 1 and more announcements

It’s extremely hard to get innovative in the infrastructure space these days. Hypervisor updates, vCenter updates with hot new features . Who does really care? OK. get me the vCenter C Client back and I will be a happy man. I get more excited about blockchain tech nowadays than a new vSphere release. And I … [Read more...]

Nutanix is innovating at the speed of Cloud (#vRetreat)

I remember back in November 2012 at Virtualization Field Day 2 where Nutanix was presenting for the first time at a Field Day. Dheeraj Pandey, CEO and co-founder gave us a quick introduction to Nutanix. The company was only 2,5 years old back then and they has released their first Hyper Converged block in the […] … [Read more...]

Why I’m going to VMworld 2018 Las Vegas

VMworld is less than a week away. I’m very very excited to fly into Las Vegas next Sunday. My Last time at VMworld US was in 2012… How time can fly! VMworld is a five-day conference that will take place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas August 26 – 30. Go check vmworld.com for more ... Read more Why I’m … [Read more...]

Why I’m going to VMworld 2018 Las Vegas

VMworld is less than a week away. I’m very very excited to fly into Las Vegas next Sunday. My Last time at VMworld US was in 2012… How time can fly! VMworld is a five-day conference that will take place at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas August 26 – 30. Go check vmworld.com for more ... Read more Why I’m … [Read more...]

Zerto IT Resilience Platform (vRetreat event Amsterdam)

Zerto evolved from Hypervisor Based Replication in 2011, to Continues Journal Based Protection.in 2018. Zerto is rebranding to Zerto IT Resilience Platform this year. The Zerto IT Resilience Platform is expected to be included in Zerto 7.0 and will be GA Q1 ‘19. The product can be divided in 2 parts. Orchestration … [Read more...]