Learning VMware App Volumes [Video]

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  • Architectural and Feature Overview of App Volumes 
  • Build Application Layering
  • Designing a successful VDI deployment
  • Work with App Stacks and Writeable Volumes
  • Add App Stack delivery mechanism into Horizon View 
  • Delivering App Stacks in Citrix Xen Desktop and Citrix Xen App 
  • Configuring your App Volumes deployment

App Volumes provide a virtualized, real-time application delivery engine for the virtual desktop infrastructure and is designed to enable VDI deployments to ensure greater flexibility, agility, and cost-reduction.

This video starts with an overview of the architecture and components used to design an optimized solution. You will then learn how to install and configure App Volumes for different use cases such as VMware View Integration, using VMware Thin App, Citrix Xen App, and more. Throughout the course, we provide hints, tips, and tricks as well as best practices. By the end of the video, you will have built a working App Volumes environment and acquired the skills to build and run a production environment.

Style and Approach

A fun course that supplies in-depth content balanced with tutorials that put theory into practice. The focus of this course is on giving you both the understanding and the practical examples that will allow you to build a working App Volumes environment and acquire the skills to build and run a production environment so that you can learn at your own pace.

  • Learn the architecture and features of VMware app volumes
  • Cover the Latest Version of VMware with full up-to-date Techniques
  • Design and build a complete production environment with App Volumes
Course Length 8 hours
ISBN 9781787123854
Date Of Publication 20 Dec 2017


Peter von Oven

Peter von Oven is an experienced technical consultant and has spent the past 25 years working with customers and partners designing technology solutions. During his career, Peter has presented at key IT events, such as VMworld, IP EXPO, and various VMUGs and CCUG events. He has also worked in senior presales roles and presales management roles for Fujitsu, HP, Citrix, and VMware, and has been awarded VMware vExpert four years running.

In 2016, Peter founded his own company, Droplet Computing, where he works today as the Founder and Chief Technology Officer.
Peter got his first taste for writing when assisting with some of the chapters in Building End-User Computing Solutions with VMware View, which then lead to five other Packt titles.