This book came out in December of last year (2012). Really good book if you’re looking for prescriptive guidance on a successful Enterprise View deployment. I was lucky enough to be a technical reviewer and part author of this book. Paul o’Doherty is a great author, he knows VMware technology extremly well and he’s been doing successful Virtual Desktops deployments in large enterprise for a long time.
If you haven’t seen the book yet, go check it out!
VMware View 5 for the Desktop
DELIVER HIGH-VALUE VIRTUAL DESKTOP INFRASTRUCTURE AND A SUPERIOR USER EXPERIENCE
Companies that have already realized the benefits of VMware server virtualization are now discovering that
VMware View 5 offers equally powerful opportunities on the client side. VMware View 5 is a comprehensive
enterprise-class solution. But, until now, crucial information about it has been scattered throughout dozens
of technical documents. In VMware View 5, leading desktop virtualization expert Paul O’Doherty combines
this critical information with deep insights and best practices from his extensive enterprise deployment
experience. O’Doherty walks through every step, from the earliest planning phases through configuration,
implementation, and management. He addresses important considerations ranging from changes to
end-user experience through support and performance management. You’ll learn how to plan and smoothly
stage virtual desktop infrastructure deployments, and avoid pitfalls associated with latency, scalability, storage, and networking.
Whether you’re an architect, system administrator, or virtualization consultant, this guide’s proven
techniques can help you dramatically improve IT productivity as you build environments that are far more
flexible and easier to manage.