The VDI Delusion: Why Desktop Virtualization Failed to Live Up to the Hype, and What the Future Enterprise Desktop will Really Look Like (English Edition)

ష The VDI Delusion: Why Desktop Virtualization Failed to Live Up to the Hype, and What the Future Enterprise Desktop will Really Look Like (English Edition) hare ಌ ePUB Author Gabe Knuth ಠ ష The VDI Delusion: Why Desktop Virtualization Failed to Live Up to the Hype, and What the Future Enterprise Desktop will Really Look Like (English Edition) hare ಌ ePUB Author Gabe Knuth ಠ For many years weve been hearing that the future of the desktop is going to be VDI Clearly that hasnt happened Server virtualization has been wildly successful, so why not VDI and desktop virtualization VDI vendors made a lot of wild promises in the mid 2000s Some of them were true, some were a stretch, and some were just plain misleading The VDI Delusion digs into these into these claims, taking a technical look at some of the common myths around desktop virtualization It also examines practical reasons why many VDI pilots and proofs of concept fail to go full scale or just plain fail completely.Of course there are many good reasons to use VDI, which are also covered in this book Brian, Gabe, and Jack arent actually VDI hatersthey just don t like it when its used inappropriately They outline practical, concrete reasons for using VDI and other server based computing solutions in addition to all the poor reasons people try and fail.The middle portion of The VDI Delusion examines why desktop virtualization is so difficult in the first place, and what organizations really want out of it Taking a look at Windows desktops and how theyre virtualized forces users to come up with a definition of a desktop that goes beyond a a Windows image, a laptop, or any other device So is the PC dead Is the keyboard and mouse dead Is the desktop dead Or is a desktop is really a collection of applications, data, and settings Many of us know that Windows can be virtualized to deliver applications, data, and settings as a service, but now its joined by mobile apps, SaaS, and web apps, and strained by users that want to do anything anywhere, anytime, from any device These new technologies have many advantages while adding new challenges Windows used to provide the framework for unifying apps, data, and settings Now, how do we unify the delivery of apps, data, and settings when there are multiple kinds of apps including legacy Windows applications based on different platforms being delivered to different form factors As delivering legacy Windows applications as a service is perfected, IT will learn how to manage apps, data, and user identity without the monolithic Windows framework to contain everything The VDI Delusion discusses what approaches are out there right now and what challenges still remain.Is the PC really dead Whats the future of desktop computing What role will Windows play The final chapters of this book address all of these questions.Contents1 Why Are We Here 2 The Promise of VDI3 The Reality of VDI4 Why Do VDI Projects Fail 5 Desktop Virtualization Is More Than VDI6 What Are You Trying to Solve 7 Understanding Windows8 What Is a Desktop 9 How Do We Make Windows Do This 10 Moving Beyond Windows Applications11 Putting It All Together12 The Future of the DesktopThe VDI Delusion is the product of decades of combined experience writing, thinking, consulting, and speaking about desktop virtualization, server based computing, and application delivery. The VDI Delusion: Why Desktop Virtualization Failed to Live Up to the Hype, and What the Future Enterprise Desktop will Really Look Like (English Edition)

    • Format Kindle
    • The VDI Delusion: Why Desktop Virtualization Failed to Live Up to the Hype, and What the Future Enterprise Desktop will Really Look Like (English Edition)
    • Gabe Knuth
    • Anglais
    • 21 June 2016
    • 240 pages

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