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Reducing security risks from open source software

Video Thinking about virtualising your desktop? Virtual desktop infrastructure isn't the only option, says Trevor Pott, arch-sysadmin and El Reg contributor. In this podcast with Danny Bradbury, he discusses the alternatives to VDI, such as application virtualisation.

Which model should you choose if you want to stop one user crashing an application and bringing down the entire server for everyone else?

Why is using VDI sometimes like swatting a fly with a nuke?

Trevor draws on his experiences of desktop virtualisation, spinning an intricate tale of broken applications, dodgy hard drive I/O, and the challenges of navigating real-world problems to bridge the inevitable gap between vendor rhetoric and cold, harsh reality. ®

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