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Nov 02 2010

VDI Flash Calculator v1.7 Released

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I have just uploaded a new release of my online VDI Flash Calculator.

This release eliminate the manual process and estimation of virtual machine memory overhead. Virtual machine memory overhead is calculated based on number of vCPU, maximum number of displays and maximum display resolution.

The calculator now provides a more aligned memory overhead size, allowing you to select values from dropdown menus.

 

Release 1.7
- Added dropdown menu to allow selection of number of vCPUs per VM
- Added dropdown menu to allow selection of number of displays per VM
- Added dropdown menu to allow selection of maximum display resolution per VM
- Added automated calculation of virtual machine memory overhead

 

The VDI calculator can be found at http://myvirtualcloud.net/?page_id=1076. Alternatively, go to my blog homepage and select VDI Calculator.

Release 1.7
- Added dropdown menu to allow selection of number of vCPUs per VM
- Added dropdown menu to allow selection of number of displays per VM
- Added dropdown menu to allow selection of maximum display resolution per VM
- Added automated calculation of virtual machine memory overhead

Release 1.6
- Added dropdown menu to allow selection of maximum number of VMs per vCenter. Only applies to vCenter 4.1.
- Changed from Dropdown menu to free entry of Number of VMs per Datastore to allow more than 64 VMs.
- Fixed bug when calculating delta sizes whilst Refresh OS on logoff set to 0%.
- Fixed calculation of vCenter Servers when number of VMs was equal to vCenter Server limit.

Release 1.5
- Added support for Dedicated Datastore for Replicas (SSD)
- Added support for use of VM memory reservation
- Added support for Cluster with HA (N+1)
- Added information on number of clusters required
- Fixed bug with overcommitment memory calculation

Release 1.4
- Added support for .vswp calculation with Linked Clones
- Added configurable Hypervizor memory overhead
- Added configurable VM memory overhead

Release 1.3
- Added support for VMware View 4.5 Disposable disks
- Added Storage Breakdown summary for VMware View 4.5 Tiering

Release 1.2
- Added Host number calculation based on Desktop State when Not in Use (On, Suspend, Power Off)
- Added Storage calculation based on Desktop State when Not in Use (On, Suspend, Power Off)
- Added 4Gb overhead for vmKernel when calculating Host Memory with Overcommit
- Fixed bug when calculating Hosts Memory overcommit with low number of VMs per core

Release 1.1
- Added ERR validation for Number of Desktop Pools (max. 512 Linked Clone VMs per Desktop Pool)
- Added developer name and blog URL at bottom

Release 1.0

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