Learning VMware Horizon 7 [Video]

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  • Learn about the Horizon 7 architecture
  • The best type of design for your Horizon 7 deployment
  • Building and optimizing the desktop OS for VDI
  • Different types of desktop resources and which one to choose
  • Entitling users to VDI desktop resources
  • Optimizing your Horizon 7 deployment

VMware Horizon 7 delivers, protects, and manages your applications and virtual desktops and ensures the end-user can access it from anywhere and at any point of time. The course will guide you from being a beginner to being able to centrally manage your desktops using VMware Horizon 7. The video starts with an overview of the architecture and latest features of VMware Horizon 7. You will also learn how to design and deploy your Horizon 7 environment. Finally, we will build out two operating systems, optimize them for your VDI, and then walk you through the different methods of delivery for the instant clone, linked clone, and full clone options. By the end of the course, you will be equipped to create desktop resources by using Horizon Desktop Pools and fine-tune the end user experience to ensure the best optimization from your virtual desktops.

Style and Approach

This course provides in-depth content balanced with tutorials that put theory into practice. The focus is on giving you both the understanding and practical examples that will allow you to master the art of creating desktop resources using VMware Horizon 7.

  • Learn the latest features of VMware Horizon 7
  • Revolutionize the way you manage your desktop infrastructure, while delivering a superior user experience
  • A step-by-step practical tutorial that allows you to follow and set up your lab with real-life scenarios
Course Length 4 hours 5 minutes
ISBN 9781787129696
Date Of Publication 28 Feb 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.