A blog by Ryan

I work for VMware and enjoy every minute of it. I like to write about my experiences with virtualization and other tech bacon. If you enjoy the content of this blog or the tools I publish, consider supporting me. Thanks!

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Horizon 7.1 Everything you need to know [Updated]

VMware released the highly anticipated Horizon 7.1 this week and there are all sorts of enhancements and new features related to the next-gen virtual desktop infrastructure. Here’s your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know.

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My Top 10 Horizon View Tips

If you’re just getting started with managing a Horizon View environment, or if you’re looking for ways to make the most of your new environment, then my Top 10 list of Horizon View Tips will help get you started!

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Horizon Linux VM (pre-packaged) [Updated]

I’m excited to share what I’ve been working on the last several weeks. Recently I posted over on my Github a new project I’m working called Horizon Linux VM. It’s a pre-packaged Ubuntu OVA that automates most of the customization and configuration needed for a Linux Desktop Template to be used in a VMware Horizon 7 environment.

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Send Time Machine backups to a VM hosted in Windows

I’ve successfully configured Time Machine backups over my home network using VMware Workstation, Ubuntu, and a 1 TB WD drive. A big thanks to HowToGeek for their Raspberry Pi post for the inspiration and to Netatalk’s Wiki. Here we go!

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Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 7 [Updated]

One of the more popular posts on That Virtual Boy has been Deploying Linux VDI Pools with Horizon 6. That post was written when Linux and VDI were just getting acquainted. Horizon has grown up a bit and we’re now at Horizon version 7.0.2 which means we have plenty of new enhancements and capabilities to bring to the table.

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The new iPad Pro 9.7 vs iPad 3

I decided it was finally time. Time to replace the iPad 3 (arguably the worst iPad ever made) with the iPad Pro 9.7 (arguably the best iPad ever made). If you’re considering a similar upgrade, I hope you find this post useful!

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