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  • Is Linux supporting cloud technology?

    Is Linux server supporting cloud technologies, thin clients, VDIs and DaaS? And all other licensed software like Adobe, Visual Studio can be used in Linux cloud using VDI or DaaS?

    Murthhy15 pointsBadges:
  • Citrix vs VMware VDI price per seat

    I'm new to this forum but am struggling to get an apples to apples comparison of VDI license costs between VMware and Citrix. For example, given a 500 concurrent user requirement what components would I need to include in the annual license costs and is there a way to come up with a relative dollar...

    jangelo425 pointsBadges:
  • How can I be specialized in desktop virtualization

    How can I be specialized in certain area as (desktop virtualization)? Note that I have the following certificates: CCA for Citrix XenServer 5 CCA for Citrix XenDesktop 5 CCA for Citrix XenApp 6

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  • Bloomberg Biometric device is not detecting in VDI

    We have HP thin client T520, thin pro connected with bloomberg KB with bio metric device. The connection protocol is RDP and remote FX is not enabled on the server side. We checked with Nutanix for the server side to enable remote FX and replied back there is no option for this specific device to...

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  • Looking for VDI solution for three different Windows versions

    I'm looking for a VDI solution. We have 5 - 10 PCs, where we want to be able to choose from 3 different Windows versions with apps installed. For instance: Windows 8.1 with Office 2010 Windows 8.1 with Office 2013 Windows 8.1 with Office 2016. We want to be able to choose on each PC a version. If...

    RaymondJansen5 pointsBadges:
  • VM freezing and lost pings when creating a snapshot

    Hello, I'm facing a problem in my environment, specifically in one of my VMs. When I start a creation of a snapshot, this VM starts freezing and lost ping, becoming unavailable until the process finish. Then, when I start to remove this snapshot, again the VM freezes and become unavailable. Does...

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  • Calculate number of vCPUs that VMs need

    How can I calculate the number of vCPUs that VMs need?

    elachi5 pointsBadges:
  • Using snapshots as backups in Amazon EBS

    We're currently working on an automated mechanism so our Amazon EBS volumes will be backed up on a daily basis. We know how to create snapshots but the backup but we're concerned about the size of some of them. If we have a ton of data, we'll have a significant increase in the invoice for each...

    ITKE407,620 pointsBadges:
  • Make Solidworks designer more effective with VDI and GPU virtualization

    What is the best way to make my solidworks designers more effective with VDI and GPU virtualization?

    giants245 pointsBadges:
  • What are the major differences between these VDI solutions?

    There are so many choices for VDI. In order to help narrow down, can anyone describe the major differences between these three technologies? VMware Rapid Desktop Appliance (like Nutanix) VSAN Ready Node EVO:RAIL

    Candal0215 pointsBadges:
  • How do I create a VM with Player without a .vmc file?

    I have some VHD files that I have downloaded from Microsoft that I have to run with Player. How do I create a VM with Player without a .VMC file?

    GandalfMCSD5 pointsBadges:
  • Which are better, blades or virtual servers?

    The cost of blades seems higher and the highly proprietary nature of blades seems to make it much less attractive. So is it better to virtualize blades or rack mounted servers? How do they compare in terms of power, HVAC, floorspace, racks and software costs?

  • What’s the best way to backup a server?

    Hello all, I hope that I can get some guidance on this issue. What is the best way to backup a server, at regular intervals, I have a utility called Sanpshot that I use for backups, but unfortunately I have not been able to successfully get it to run on a schedule, I am still trying, because the...

    CGarcia26C1,025 pointsBadges:
  • Microsoft Datacenter Server – OS Installation and Licensing

    If you have a Datacenter 2008 license, are you allowed to install Microsoft Server Enterprise 2008 (or 2003) as the "primary server OS" on a physical box(server) instead of the Datacenter OS product?

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  • Open IT Forum: Pros & cons of VDI-in-a-box

    In the still maturing technology of desktop virtualization, VDI-in-a-box is heralded as a cost-effective solution for specific applications or users that can reap the benefits of virtualization. Are you currently deploying or considering deploying VDI-in-a-box? What are the pros & cons you've...

    MelanieYarbrough6,345 pointsBadges:
  • Virtualizing four servers on one box

    We want to virtualize 4 servers on one box. Where should we begin? How do we tell what virtualization platform to run with?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Moving to a 100 percent virtual environment — benefits and risks

    Can I virtualize all my servers, or should certain servers or specific applications not be virtualized? What are the benefits and risks?

    ITKE407,620 pointsBadges:
  • How many physical and virtual servers do you have?

    Download your complimentary copy of the special report, “Managing storage for virtual environments: A complete guide,” to get tips and tools for virtual server storage management. To get your copy, complete this brief survey from TechTarget.

    Ben Rubenstein10,415 pointsBadges:
  • Remote monitoring services on Windows Server 2003

    Can I remotely monitor and restart services running on a Windows server 2003?

    NewnanIT1,110 pointsBadges:
  • Looking for Backup solution for VMware environment

    We've started adding VMware servers to our data center, and we need a backup solution that works. We'll have a mix of ESX4.0 and ESX3.5 hosts along with vCenter 4.0. Host will have Windows 2003, Windows 2008, RedHat 4.x and 5.x. Some hosts will have MS SQL 2005 and Oracle DB. We have TSM deployed...

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