Understanding Application Layering

Application Virtualization Application delivery plays a very crucial role in successful deployment of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure. Most of the time organizations underestimate the number of applications used by end users and number of desktop configuration variant required based on use cases. To expedite VDI POC, sometimes organizations choose to build apps in windows images only. …

Backing up AppStacks using App Volumes Backup Utility

VMware App Volumes facilitates application delivery to Horizon, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, and RDSH virtual environments. It simplifies application management and updates. Once users are set up with a virtual desktop, ┬áIT must also consider how to back up AppStacks and writable volumes, the application containers in App Volumes. AppStacks and writable volumes are virtual …

Configuring VMware APP Volumes 3.0

In one of the earlier post, I covered the process of capturing applications using VMware APP Volumes – APP Capture. In this post we will be covering the process of deploying VMware APP Volumes 3.0 and the steps to configure VMware APP Volume 3.0 post deployment. VMware App Volumes 3.0 is an integrated and unified …

Capturing Applications using VMware App Volumes 3.0 – App Capture

App Volumes delivers native applications to Horizon, Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp, and RSDH environments on-demand through VMDKs or VHDs, without modifying virtual desktops, application servers, or the applications. Using App Volumes, You can instantly deliver or upgrade applications to virtual desktop and published application environments. These applications are stored in read-only virtual disks that can …