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MicroTech

Business
Excellence

Maximizing Virtualization as a Career

Jason
Langone

@
langonej

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Agenda


Intro


VMware in the Field


Emerging VMware
-
Based
Technologies


Self Promotion


VCDX Tips


Q&A

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Corporate Overview


SDVOSB


SBA 8(a)


Small Disadvantaged Business



NASA SEWP IV


VETS GWAC


GSA 70, 874 (MOBIS)


Air Force CAAS III


Army AMCOM EXPRESS


FAA SAVES


PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

About


VCDX #54


VMware
vExpert


VMware Vanguard Award ‘07


Speaker:
VMWorld

2006


www.ThinkVIRT.com



@
langonej

JLangone@ThinkVIRT.com

+1 401 954 3363

“WINNING”


VMWARE

SOLUTIONS FROM THE FIELD

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Supporting the Mission:
Overview


SRM as a Troop Deployment Tool


4 Step failover, custom reverse, failback

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Supporting the Mission:
Considerations


Network connectivity


Satellite links


Initial sync


Then ship


Order of boot
-
up


Storage


AD


Database


And the rest

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Datacenter Consolidation:
Overview


DOD Project (BRAC)


64 Datacenters


3


Linux, Windows, Solaris x86


Scripted Installs


Closets, datacenters,

SCIFs

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Datacenter Consolidation:
Considerations


Different network classifications


NIPR, SIPR, JWICS, etc.


Metric collection


CPU, Memory, Mbps,


IOPS


Method of migration


P2V? Fresh install?

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Disaster Recovery: Overview


Large Federal Financial Institution


Site Recovery Manager


Sterling, VA to Denver, CO


Hardware:


HP C
-
Class blades


EMC Storage


RecoverPoint

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Disaster Recovery:
Considerations


Latency & bandwidth between sites


Asynchronous or synchronous?


Flat network?


Re
-
IP or no Re
-
IP?


Failover
and

failback?


Licensing considerations


Operational decisions


Who hit the panic button?


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COOP: Overview


Large Financial Institution


ZERO downtime


Site A & Site B = 30 miles apart


~200 blade servers


~2,500 VMs

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COOP: Considerations


Networking


Flat


Geographically disperse ISP connections


Load balancers


Backups


Avoid pipe
-
hopping


VM in A, Storage in B,

VTL in A


Storage platform?

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Tactical: Overview


2
-
man lift rack solutions


NetApp


Dell


vSphere


Quickly deployable


Active Directory


Exchange


Sharepoint

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Tactical: Considerations


Ruggedized equipment?


Spare depot


Network hurdles


E.g.
Satlinks


Automated & easy

build
-
outs


Storage footprint in U

“ADD SOME GOLD.”


EMERGING
VMWARE
-
BASED SOLUTIONS

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Emerging VMware
-
Based
Solutions


Immediate:

SRM &
Geoclusters



Near:

VMware View,
ThinApp

(80%)



Forward:
The Cloud


vCloud

Director


vCloud

API


Identity Management

“IT’S A THREE
-
LETTER WORD. IT
RHYMES WITH, ‘WHY
.’”


VDI

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Emerging VMware
-
Based
Solutions


VDI = running desktop OS’s as virtual
machines


Sometimes coupled with
appvirt

solution


Sometimes coupled with zero/thin client
solution



AppVirt

= running packaged applications


Contains all DLL’s, files, registry strings,
etc

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION



Application Encapsulation

& Isolation


Intercepts file and system calls


Process Loading
-

start exe from VOS,
Launch from host OS
(Virtual/Physical).




DLL Loading. Loads EXE/DLL/OCX
dependencies.


Thread & Process Management. VOS
tracks all processes and threads inside
virtual registry (Sandbox of Runtime
Modifications).

VMware ThinApp Links the Application, Virtual Operating System
(VOS), File System and Registry into a Single EXE

MSI File

Windows

Operating System

ThinApp Secure

Compressed Container (EXE)

Virtual OS

Application

Registry Access

File Access

Virtual

Registry

Virtual

File System

Physical

Registry

Physical

File System

Sandbox

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION


Steps for packaging an application with ThinApp:


The Setup Capture utility creates a baseline snapshot before the application
is installed (pre
-
scan)


The application is traditionally installed


The Build phase of Setup Capture creates the virtualized application

package (post
-
scan)


Set package “entry points” and package options


Finish by browsing and building the project




Pre
-
scan

Install
application

Post
-
scan

Set package
options

Browse and
build package

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

VMware View: Architecture

Zero

Client

Thin

Client

Thick

Client

VIEW CONNECTION

MANAGER

Centralized Virtual

Desktops

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Full VMs versus Linked Clones


TRADITIONAL VDI

VMWARE VIEW COMPOSER

Linked

Clones

Parent

Image

VMWARE

THINAPP

VMWARE

VIEW

COMPOSER

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Endpoint Flexibility


Thick Client

Windows, Mac OS
or Repurposed
PCs

Mobile Devices

iPad/iPhone

Android*

Thin Client Zero Client

Broad Support

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION


Image/OS
Mgmt


Storage
Footprint

App
Mgmt

Profile
Mgmt

Client
Mgmt

Traditional VDI

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION


Storage

Footprint
reduction

Storage
Tiering

TCP based
Replication

OS / Image

Management

Single Image
Management

Image Sharing

Version Control &

Rollback

Application
Management

Any
application

Versioning

Rollback


User/Machine
Personalization

Local profile utilized

ALL settings retained

Data and Apps stored
separately

User installed apps
supported


Unidesk

+ VMware View

“IGNITE YOUR WARRIOR.”


SELF PROMOTION

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

SELF PROMOTION


Twitter, Twitter, Twitter


#VMware, #VDI



Blog, but only if active



VMware
vExpert



VMUG

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

SELF PROMOTION


Build a VMware
-
based solution


Then blog & tweet about it



Clearances


Secret, Top Secret, TS SCI, Q, DHS, OPM
etc.


Passport



In theater?

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

VCDX Tips


Doesn’t have to be real
-
life


Make
-
believe may be better



Intimately know your design



Think out loud



Have fun

PROPRIETARY INFORMATION

Questions?

JLangone@ThinkVIRT.com

@
langonej

+1 401 954 3363

www.ThinkVIRT.com

www.MicroTech.net


Useful Links:


How to Configure CAC with VMware View


http://
tinyurl.com/2bc2pds


VMware View Follow
-
Me Desktop with CAC


http://
tinyurl.com/2c36cks


Supercharge Win7
vDesktops

to 4
vCPU


http://
tinyurl.com/2fk5t5n