Horizon View: Black screen after vSphere 6.5 upgrade (PCoIP / Blast)

In a recent project, I just run into the problem that a vSphere upgrade from 6.0U2 to 6.5 broke the possibility to connect to the existing Horizon View VMs via PCoIP (HTML5 / Blast also affected). The users just got a black screen after connecting to the desktop pool. After switching them to RDP as […]

Removing multiple VMs / entries from the VMware Horizon View Composer Database

Manual modifications in the VMware Horizon View ADAM or Composer Database can be a very annoying task. Last week a customer had a serious problem with a View 6.2 installation, which led to many left over entries of linked clones in the Composer SQL database. In the KB 2015112 VMware lists all relevant tables and […]

The VDI Business Case

I have done a lot of testing with VMware View 5 over the last months in my lab environment and did a lot of researches to dive into the whole VDI topic. By reason I am going to create a VDI business case for my company I wanted to sum up all the facts that […]