I will be speaking at Transform!: Secure Desktop – A Horizon with NSX Jumpstart

On Tuesday 21st of November ITQ will host her Digital Transformation Event: Transform! This jam-packed event will have several ITQ, VMware, Pivotal and IBM speakers covering a range of topics such as End User Computing (EUC), (Cloud Native) Development, Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC), Hybrid Cloud and IT Transformation Services (ITTS). For more details on the awesome sessions, take a peek at the Transform! agenda.

There is still room so register here. Hope to see you there!

And now for a shameless plug of my own session.

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Migrating Horizon Databases

We have several components in a Horizon environment that utilize databases, and there are also quite a few situations when those use external databases. With external databases, it is often that organizations are using Microsoft SQL Server databases. And with external databases, like any others btw, requirements might change or lifecycle management of MSSQL or underlying Windows requires the databases to be migrated. And with that…. what better way to write this all down in a post.

Before starting your migration be sure to do an Interoperability check with your to be solution. Horizon, or other VMware products for that fact, versions don’t always have the newest support from other vendors. This takes some testing and certifications and might take a while. But after all is checked, and also with other components that might consume these, we will start the migration.

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