Desktop Virtualization


Using Oracle Cloud, Part 4: Creating an Arm-Based Cloud Desktop

Tom Fenton started this four-part series because he was interested in the Oracle Cloud's new ability to offer Arm-based compute instances, but limited "Always Free" capacity leads to disappointment in the final installment.

Quick Tip: Starting the VMware Horizon Client from the Command Line

VMware makes it possible to launch the Horizon client from the command line and specify the desired screen resolution.

Installing MMR on IGEL OS

Multimedia redirection can greatly increase the number of virtual desktops your VDI hosts can accommodate and lower the cost of your VDI environment.

Why Is Multimedia Redirection (MMR) So Important?

Using MMR, a Unified Communications program runs on the VDI device instead of the ESXI host, increasing the guest density of the host and thus reducing the cost of running each virtual desktop.

Hands on with VMware Horizon 8 Version 2106

After earlier detailing what's new in two Horizon updates, Tom Fenton takes a look at some of the changes included in v2106.

What's New in VMware Horizon 8 v2106 & v2103

Tom Fenton highlights new features and functionality in the secure, multi-cloud desktop and app virtualization platform.

ControlUp 8.2 Part 2: Working with Horizon-Published Apps

After discussing the web-based end-user computing monitoring tool SOLVE in part 1 of this series, Tom Fenton turns his attention to Horizon-published applications.

Hands On with ControlUp Version 8.2

Tom Fenton looks at some of new features included with this release, the biggest and most visible of which is ControlUp SOLVE, a web-based monitoring tool for end user computer environments.

Hands on with VMware Horizon 8 (2012)

After covering some of the new features and changes in the connection server and clients with version 2012 of the desktop and app virtualization product, Tom Fenton updates his environment and takes a closer look at changes.

What's New in VMware Horizon 8 Version 2012

Tom Fenton explains some of the new features and changes in the connection server and clients with version 2012 of the desktop and app virtualization product.

Using RDSH with Horizon

Tom Fenton enables a Windows server to stream applications, configures VMware Horizon to broker these applications to specific users and shows how to monitor streaming applications.

Using Windows 10 Multiple Desktops

Tom Fenton believes that multiple desktops will increase your productivity and decrease the clutter on your desktop as it allows you to group your desktops by different workflows.

Hands on with VMware Horizon 8 (2006)

The two biggest changes in Horizon 8 are that it now includes instant clones as a standard feature, and the capability to use Horizon 8 in public clouds.

Setting Up and Working with Amazon WorkSpaces, Part 4

After previously detailing how to set up WorkSpaces using Simple AD for Active Directory, services, Tom Fenton looks at some available tools to monitor WorkSpaces.

Setting Up and Working with Amazon WorkSpaces, Part 3

Tom Fenton shows how to set up Active Directory services for his newly created WorkSpaces and deploy them.