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KVM hypervisor management tools: RHEV

In the first of our posts on KVM hypervisor management tools we talked about oVirt and today we borrow again vMiss.net article to talk about Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV). RHEV is anot...
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Citrix validates UDS Enterprise & XenServer compatibility

Citrix has acknowledged VirtualCable as technology partner and has granted Citrix Ready distinction to UDS Enterprise. The Citrix team has certified the compatibility of our VDI connection broker ...
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KVM hypervisor management tools: oVirt

KVM is a hypervisor included in the main Linux kernel. It is really good as hypervisor, but like all hypervisors, a set of tools is needed to manage it. In this post we talk about one of them, oVir...
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UDS Enterprise in XXV RedIRIS Technical Conference

The City of Caceres hosted last week the 25th RedIRIS Technical Conference, involving more than 400 ICT experts from different institutions. As usual, the Technical Conference sessions were precede...
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Tips to make the most of Open Source software

Many companies and governments around the world already use Open Source software. This alternative to proprietary software has some obvious advantages from the economic point of view. But, you can ...
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Open Source VDI platforms, Fedora, CentOS & OpenSUSE 13.2

The formula to get rid of proprietary systems to deploy a desktop virtualization platform, the new operating systems supported by UDS Enterprise and OpenSUSE 13.2 in KDE or Gnome desktops have been...
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Issues in the management of user profiles in VDI environments

The data, documents and application configurations of the user are saved in the user profile when the user is working with a Windows desktop. Different information is stored in the user profile, su...
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Recovering virtual hard disk space in VMware server

Today we bring you an interesting article that explains how to clean up snapshot files to free disk space in VMware server. This tip may result very useful for those who are looking for a way to re...
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How to analyze VDI storage needs

In some cases, when analyzing the storage needs for a VDI platform we look at saving disk space when using template-based or non-persistent desktops. Nevertheless, it is necessary to bear in mind t...
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Why VMware and Citrix will launch Linux VDI

Very shortly after Citrix announced its Linux technologies for apps and virtual desktops in XenDesktop and XenApp, VMware reported that Horizon View will support Linux in 2015. And why these firms ...
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UDS Enterprise will support Fedora & CentOS

UDS Enterprise extends the range of supported operating systems. The next version of this connection broker will provide, among others, virtual desktops for Red Hat based distributions. In this way...
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Linux success with supercomputers

The Top500 list, which sets the ranking of supercomputers worldwide, has been published this week. Tianhe-2, developed by the University of Defense Technology of China, still holds the first place....
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How to deploy a fully Open Source virtual platform

There are Linux-based (either Debian, SUSE or, of course, Red Hat) desktop virtualization solutions which are fully Open Source. Any modern version of a Linux distribution incorporates support for ...
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OpenSUSE 13.2 in KDE and Gnome desktops

openSUSE is a GNU/Linux distro very easy to install and highly recommended for those who are thinking about changing from a proprietary operating system to Open Source. 13.2 version started to be a...
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OVirt new version & KVM virtual classrooms management

Our team's tips to make the most of the new version of oVirt and the creation and management of virtual classrooms with KVM have been the most read topics in our blog for the last weeks. In case yo...
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Keep your data safe with desktop virtualization

A VDI platform may greatly improve the security of critical information, as it allows administrators to ensure the user workstation environment by controlling access to virtual desktops, refusing...
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Managing and restoring KVM virtual classrooms

At the end of a class, each student has changed many aspects of virtual machines (VM). In order to prepare them for the next class, it is important to be able to return them to its original state a...
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Creating an affordable high-performance virtual classroom

Online learning through virtual classrooms is becoming increasingly widespread. For companies that wish to join this trend, virtualization with KVM is a good option, because that enables you to del...
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Save on resources when deploying a VDI platform

A very common mistake when you dimension the necessary platform to host your VDI environment is to base the sizing calculations according to the current resources. When you purchase hardware PC,...
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VMware reveals VDI for Linux

VMware has announced that they will launch VDI solutions for Linux in China. The technology giant bets on a solution for Linux desktops based on Desktone, their desktop as a service solution. The o...
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