So the latest release of Horizon is available. As always, it brings some new functionality. Below are some useful links for you to quickly get up to speed on what’s new.
Apologies i’m a bit late writing this but last week VMware released the latest updates to their Horizon portfolio with some great new features and updates. Here are some Highlights and some web links i think people may find useful:
VMware released the extended service branch last year. For those of you not familiar with it, I’ve published a previous article on it so please check it out.
VMware releases are coming think and fast this month. App Volumes 2.16 is the latest release of their app layering technology. The release contains a few new updates and the usual security patches and bug fixes.
As the VMware JMP platform gathers pace, App Volumes 2.15 sees some more updates to the app layering technology:
App Volumes 2.14 is the latest version of the VMware application layering technology and is a key part of the Horizon virtual desktops and apps platform. Compared to some recent releases the 2.14 release contains quite a lot to be excited about:
There’s a pretty big change coming in Horizon 7.5 which may appeal to some existing and prospective Horizon customers. It’s called Extended service branch. So what does this mean? Well, as of the release of 7.5, customer can choose from 2 tracks based on existing licenses.
In the last 24 hours, VMware has released a new version of App Volumes 2.11. There is probably some confusion around why they’ve released 2.11 when 3.0 came out in March so I’ll try to help you understand.
VMware has released App Volumes 3.0 in the last couple of weeks, but it’s aimed at Horizon Air hybrid or Horizon Air users. VMware recommends staying with 2.10 for Horizon on prem deployments.
For those of you that don’t know, its a real time application delivery platform that supports Horizon View and Citrix. Continue reading “App Volumes 3.0 – What’s new?”
If like me you’ve already read the VMware App Volumes documentation, you’ll have noticed that whilst it’s clear and easy to follow, it only shows you how to configure App Volume manager resiliency with multiple managers talking to the same SQL server. So I thought i’d take some time to explain how to make SQL resilient too. Continue reading “App Volumes 2.10 with SQL high availability”