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

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

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

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

vROPS: Beware of a Whole Lotta Metrics creating the Spaghetti Incident

Reading Time: 3 minutes When doing consultancy at organisations I often find a vRealize Operations, vROPS (or vCOPS) initial deployment left alone because of the IT operations department responsible persons are overwhelmed by the information you (can) receive from vROPS (manager and optionally other suite components). Mostly this is because of the lack of time invested in getting to … Continue reading »vROPS: Beware of a Whole Lotta Metrics creating the Spaghetti Incident