Locate UX with Liquidware Stratusphere – Part two Let’s see how this thing works

Reading Time: 6 minutes In the previous post, we discussed the why in getting User Experience insights, and where to use Stratusphere UX to fulfill this. In this part, I am going more into the what and how part by taking Stratusphere UX for a spin. We will start with the what by doing a little architecture as a … Continue reading »Locate UX with Liquidware Stratusphere – Part two Let’s see how this thing works

Is there any UX insight out there? Gain Visibility with Liquidware Stratusphere UX – Part One

Reading Time: 5 minutes This is the first blog post of a series into the Liquidware products after joining the Liquidware Tech Insiders program and have Liquidware be a blog partner. A little disclaimer though, opinion(s) expressed on this blog are mine. I want to take you on a walkthrough for one of the critical components of a digital workspace, User … Continue reading »Is there any UX insight out there? Gain Visibility with Liquidware Stratusphere UX – Part One

vROPS for Horizon: Getting more with NVIDIA vGPU insights

Reading Time: 4 minutes With multimedia requirements being more of a commodity for virtual desktop use cases, with previously being just a few users needing multimedia, hardware graphics acceleration is used for the complete virtual desktop estate. With that, we also need more insights into how the (virtual) GPUs are behaving. Standardly vROPS for Horizon does not give you insights … Continue reading »vROPS for Horizon: Getting more with NVIDIA vGPU insights

Migrating Horizon Databases

Reading Time: 5 minutes We have several components in a Horizon environment that utilize databases, and there are also quite a few situations when those use external databases. With external databases, it is often that organizations are using Microsoft SQL Server databases. And with external databases, like any others btw, requirements might change or lifecycle management of MSSQL or underlying Windows … Continue reading »Migrating Horizon Databases

vROPS: Upgrading vROPS for Horizon 6.5 and vROPS 6.6

Reading Time: 4 minutes As announced at https://blogs.vmware.com/euc/2017/09/vrealize-operations-for-horizon-published-apps-6-5.html vROPS for Horizon 6.5 was released on 21 September. Next, to some expected improvements, there are two bonuses to this upgrade: – one, you can upgrade to vROPS 6.6 which was not supported with vROPS for Horizon 6.4. – two, you can use NVidia Virtual GPU Management Pack to get some long wished … Continue reading »vROPS: Upgrading vROPS for Horizon 6.5 and vROPS 6.6

Horizon 7.2: With a little helpdesk from my friends

Reading Time: 5 minutes On June 20th the latest version of Horizon was released, namely Horizon 7.2. The highlights of this release include the added Horizon Help Desk tool, and general availability of Skype for Business enhancements in the Horizon environment to enable Horizon users to use Skype in a production environment. You can for example find the VMware … Continue reading »Horizon 7.2: With a little helpdesk from my friends

vRealize Log Insight broadening the Horizon: Active Directory integration deploy VMware Identity Manager

Reading Time: 5 minutes At a customer I am working on the design of vRealize Log Insight. With the authentication objective we can choose from the sources local, Active Directory or VMware Identity Manager. In the latest release (4.5) it is clearly stated that authentication configuration of Active Directory directly from Log Insight is depreciated. Edit: Unlike some previous … Continue reading »vRealize Log Insight broadening the Horizon: Active Directory integration deploy VMware Identity Manager

VCAP-DTM Deploy Prep: Horizon Lab on Ravello Cloud importing OVA

Reading Time: 7 minutes In my last post I was writing about creating a lab for your VCAP-DTM prep. Read it here VCAP-DTM Deploy Prep: La La Land Lab and Horizon software versions. In that post I mentioned the cloud lab option with Ravello Cloud that I’m using myself. With appliances the are some o did you look at this … Continue reading »VCAP-DTM Deploy Prep: Horizon Lab on Ravello Cloud importing OVA

EUC Toolbox: Helpful tool Desktop Info

Reading Time: 3 minutes As somebody who works with all different kinds of systems from preferably one client device, from the intitial look, all those connected desktops look a bit the same. I want a) to see on what specific template am I doing the magic, b) directly see what that system is doing and c) don’t want breaking … Continue reading »EUC Toolbox: Helpful tool Desktop Info

vROPS – survive the Kraken – Endpoint Operations Example

Reading Time: 6 minutes Guess who’s back, back again… Next to doing End User Computing engagements, where user experience, performance and capacity management is also an integral part, I occasionally am involved in separate operations management engagements. And with VMware often vRealize Operations Manager, or vROPS, shows its face. As some would have noticed I mentioned vROPS in articles … Continue reading »vROPS – survive the Kraken – Endpoint Operations Example