Archives for July 2012

Lag When Dragging a Window Between Monitors in VMware View

I've had several customers ask me for help with the VMware View environment recently, as their users were complaining about performance issues when dragging a window between monitors in a multi-monitor VMware View setup.   Performance was otherwise acceptable on the View desktops.  I recommended several troubleshooting and remediation steps to get windows to stop slowing down when dragging between monitors or "catching" on the border between the two screens, including: Review the "Multimonitor PCoIP sessions are not displayed as expected KB article" (1030566) from VMware. Monitor PCoIP … [Read more...]

VMware Press Releases “Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere Deployments” For Pre-Order

VMware Press has released Managing and Optimizing VMware vSphere Deployments by Sean Crookston & Harley Stagner for pre-order on Amazon.  The book is billed as "The Complete Guide to Planning, Deploying, and Operating  High-Performance VMware vSphere 5 Virtual Infrastructure."  The description of the book on Amazon (copied below) sounds like this title will be well worth the price ($15 on the Kindle, $25 for the paperback). To make the most of VMware’s vSphere 5, IT professionals need knowledge, tips, and insights they’ll  never find in the manuals–or in any book, until now! In Managing … [Read more...]

The Dark Knight A Rises a Day Early

Here's an event for those of you in the Washington, DC area. Join Clearpath, VMware and Veeam for a special private viewing of the The Dark Night Rises on July 19th. The day will start out with breakfast and a brief and informative presentation on backing up virtualized environments.  Following the presentation and a short break for audience questions, we’ll be viewing The Dark Knight Rises* a day before the general public. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to further your virtualization learning while getting to see the Dark Knight before any of your friends or family. Sign up … [Read more...]