Tag Archive: VDI

Dec 19 2014

VMware AppVolumes and Nutanix Shadow Cloning Marriage

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My colleague Kees Baggerman published a brilliant post on how Nutanix Shadow Cloning not only improve performance for Horizon Linked Clones and XenDesktop MCS, but also hugely improve performance for VMware AppVolumes. I recommend reading his article here. In his single VM test Kees Baggerman saw an improvement of almost 360% for Adobe Reader through …

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Permanent link to this article: http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=6825

Nov 15 2014

The New Nutanix Workload Sizer is better than my VDI Calculator, but…

For many years my VDI Calculator has been the source of truth for many VDI deployments, and still is. The calculator went through many iterations and had many features included overtime to support Horizon View and XenDesktop deployments to its full extent, including some very specialized features such as the use of Content Based Read Cache, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=6737

Nov 10 2014

VDI Calculator v6.1 is Now Available w/ Dell XC Web-Scale support

Today I am announcing the general availability of the new VDI Calculator v6.1. This new version introduces support for the brand new Dell XC Web-Scale Converged Appliance powered by Nutanix. If you missed the announcement during Dell World, read more here.   Dell XC Web-Scale Converged Appliance powered by Nutanix – these appliances consolidate compute and storage …

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Permanent link to this article: http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=6728

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