April 2013 archive

Join us for the Silicon Valley VMUG User Conference

  If you are in the San Francisco Bay Are make sure you attend the Silicon Valley VMUG User Conference. The event is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1st 2013 in the Santa Clara Convention Center. This event is almost a mini VMworld with many attendees and exhibitors expected. I am honored host a session entitled “Getting Storage Right for …

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Yet another reason to move your VDI to Windows 8

Yesterday I published a blog post entitled “Why you should move your VDI to Windows 8” comparing different versions of Windows during IDLE and Login process. One of my readers (John Hardman) suggested that I also should measure disk IO commands issued from multiple Windows OS during boot time. What I found in the additional test is …

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Why you should move your VDI to Windows 8

I believe I may have found a pretty compelling reason to migrate your VDI deployment to Windows 8. While running some experiments I collected some statistics for Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 2K8 Server running as virtual desktops. At this point we should all be familiar with the challenges associated with the number and latency of …

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