Category Archives: Networking

Virtualisation Hypervisor Network Load Balancing Options

This is a common scenario that comes up when discussing resilient network design and implementation between servers and switches. For this we need to have the system and network folks together in the room. More often than not, especially in large organisations, these folks are experts within their domain, but little cross domain knowledge. I’m… Read More »

Tune PCoIP for LAN like picture quality over WAN

This is a question that was posed to me recently, it’s an unusual but valid scenario which I feel is worthy of sharing. This is a Horizon View virtual desktop use case where the virtual desktop is hosted in Singapore, and the users are located overseas. In this situation they were in China and Korea,… Read More »

Private VLANs with Distributed vSwitch & Extreme Networks Switches

I came across this just this week working with on a virtual desktop deployment. One of the requirements is to disallow virtual desktops in the same subnet to talk to each other. The most efficient way to do this was to make use of Private VLANs and put the desktops in an Isolated PVLAN. It… Read More »