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Vmware View 5: Building a Successful Virtual Desktop (Vmware Press Technology)


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Discover the powerful and cost saving new virtualization opportunities on the client side with VMware View 5! In VMware View 5: Building a Successful Virtual Desktop, leading virtualization consultant Paul O™'Doherty teaches the essentials of View, bringing together critical information, deep insights, and best practices drawn from his extensive experience deploying virtual desktop technology in many of today™'s most demanding business environments. O'™Doherty walks through every step of View, from the earliest planning phases through configuration, implementation, and management. He illuminates crucial considerations ranging from changes to end-user experience and support considerations through performance management. Readers will learn how to plan and smoothly stage virtual desktop infrastructure deployments, and avoid pitfalls associated with latency, scalability, storage, and networking. Using this book™s' proven techniques, virtualization professionals can achieve the full promise of virtualized desktops, dramatically improving system administration productivity while building environments that are more flexible and easier to manage.

About the Author

Paul O’Doherty is a Cloud Solution Manager at, specializing in the architecture and delivery of cloud-based services. Prior to that, Paul spent 10 years as the Managing Principal Consultant at Gibraltar Solutions architecting and delivering

end-user computer and virtualization environments in Fortune 500 companies involving VMware, VMware View, Citrix XenApp, and XenDesktop technologies. Paul has a broad range of infrastructure experience and has achieved numerous industry certifications such as VCP, CCEA, MCITP, RCSP, and is recognized as a VMware vExpert. In addition, Paul maintains a blog at and has contributed to sites such as and is reoccurring speaker at VMUG sessions and other technical conferences.

Table of Contents

1. Virtual Desktop Infrastructure Overview

2. VMware View Architecture

3. VMware View 5 Implementation

4. Application Virtualization

5. Building Your Virtual Desktop

6. VMware vShield Endpoint

7. A Rich End User Experience

8. Offline Desktops

9. Migrating from Older Versions of View

10. Operations

11. High Availability Considerations

12. Performance and Monitoring

Product Details

Odoherty, Paul
Vmware Press
O'Doherty, Paul
Networking - General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
VMware Press Technology
Publication Date:
9.1 x 7.118 x 1.081 in 857 gr

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Networking » General
Computers and Internet » Networking » Virtual Networking
Computers and Internet » Operating Systems » Unix » Linux

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