Hi, welcome to the VDI calculator.
The VDI calculator is targeted toVMware View designs, however you can use the calculator for any VDI solution running on top of vSphere infrastructure. Please leave your comments or questions below.
If you want to know more about the VDI calculator options and features read the Manual at http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=1927 or check out the VMware View Calculator Video Training at http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=2551
Recommended Practices to follow:
Number of Desktop Pools: it will ERR more than 2000 desktops per pool.
Concurrent Users: Concurrent users is different from Number of VMs
%Used memory: 80%
%Shared Memory: 10% to 30%
VMs per Datastore: 64-128 / 140 with VAAI
Fill all fields as they somewhat relate to each other.
If you are not sure, use the Default setting.
Disclaimer(0): Neither this blog nor the author guarantees the results of the calculations. Calculations are based on best practices and author’s own field experience deploying multple VDI solutions.
Disclaimer(1): Atlantis ILIO calculation is a sponsored feature. Atlantis Computing has provided the calculation algorithms and scrutinized the results. Neither this blog nor the author guarantees the results. For more information please read Offloading Virtual Desktop IOs with Atlantis ILIO: Deep Dive or contact Atlantis Computing.