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VMware View 5 Essentials: Installing and Configuring

by Lane Leverett and Brian Knudtson

Part 1 of 2 in the VMware View 5 Essentials series focuses on installing and configuring VMware's solution for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), View.

What you'll learn

Part 1 of 2 in the VMware View 5 Essentials series focuses on installing and configuring VMware's solution for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), View. By virtualizing and centralizing the end user desktop IT organizations can dramatically reduce the cost of supporting the end user. This does, however, require a deep level of understanding of how the infrastructure works to avoid wide spread and long term outages. This course is designed to teach the knowledge and skills necessary to support a VMware View infrastructure. This includes defining, configuring, monitoring, troubleshooting and maintaining the users, pools, applications, data and components that make up the VDI system.

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About the authors

Lane has worked in the IT industry for over 13 years. He has worked as a Server, Network, and Virtualization engineer in both private and public sector organizations. Lane has spent the last 6 years in a consulting role for 3 different Systems Integrators implementing, designing, and architecting VMware Infrastructure, Cisco and HP networking, and EMC, NetApp, HP, and IBM storage solutions for customers. He currently works for ENS Inc. out of Sacramento, CA as a Senior Systems Engineer where he ... more

Brian has worked in the IT field for over 10 years in design, development and infrastructure roles. For the last seven years, he has concentrated on virtualization technologies, with a special focus on virtual desktops in the last three years. During that time, Brian co-founded the Omaha VMware Users Group, received VMware's vExpert award and sat on VMware's Partner Technical Advisory Board. Currently working as a Systems Engineer for a VMware Premier Partner, he holds the following certificatio... more

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