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The Secret Bottleneck of VDI

by Mark Lockwood  |  October 10, 2014

For years, organizations deploying VDI for the first time have felt the sting of the most common issue that plagues virtual desktops: inadequate performance from shared storage.  The storage infrastructure...

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Understanding Virtual Desktop (VDI) GPU Technologies

by Gunnar Berger  |  October 23, 2013

It’s time for me to admit something; while I have been sharing quite a bit in blogs and research lately around high end graphic technologies with virtual desktops, I've been...

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VMware Acquires Desktone

by Gunnar Berger  |  October 15, 2013

At the stroke of midnight last night Desktone was acquired by VMware. I realize this is a smaller vendor that many people don’t have much knowledge of so I’ll share...

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Seamless Application from a Virtual Desktop: If only this made financial sense

by Gunnar Berger  |  October 11, 2013

I take a lot of heat about my view of virtual desktops. I don’t think a week goes by that I’m not involved in some public debate about which should...

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XenApp vs RemoteApp: Microsoft just changed the game

by Gunnar Berger  |  October 8, 2013

Last night Microsoft put out a blog "Microsoft unleashes fall wave of enterprise cloud solutions" buried in that long announcement is this little gem: Further, with Windows Server 2012 R2...

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Virtual Desktop: GPU Testing

by Gunnar Berger  |  June 21, 2013

My lab in growing at an enormous pace. The culprit of this is my current mission to push the limits on what you can do with a GPU inside of...

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Micro servers and virtual desktops. Crazy idea or eventual reality?

by Gunnar Berger  |  April 10, 2013

For the past few years I've had an idea that I’d repeat over and over to anyone that would listen to me. I've been given a hard time about it on twitter, have been...

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User Experience Comparison: Microsoft RDP8 + RemoteFX

by Gunnar Berger  |  February 1, 2013

I can't believe its been over 3 months since my last blog. I've been busy working away on protocol papers comparing the user experience of RDP8, PCoIP, and ICA/HDX. I...

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Post VMworld Thoughts: Appliances vs the Rapid Desktop Program

by Gunnar Berger  |  September 5, 2012

I don't hide the fact that I'm a huge fan of appliances and that I'm opposed to traditional desktop virtualization architectures. I know all about pod/block design and have designed...

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Protocol Wars!

by Gunnar Berger  |  August 3, 2012

In my next assignment I plan on diving into all things protocol. From Citrix’s ICA protocol and the HDX wrappers that make that protocol outstanding, to the VMware/Teradici PCoIP protocol,...

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