Tag Archive: XenDesktop

Mar 03 2014

Nutanix Shadow Clones Explained and Benchmarked

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One of the Nutanix features that drastically improve VDI performance and end-user experience is Shadow Clones. I briefly discussed Shadow Clones in the past. However, before explaining how Shadow Clones work let’s recap how VMware View Linked Clones work (the same is valid for XenDesktop MCS). To deploy linked clone desktops the administrator first creates …

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Feb 03 2014

CBRC-like Functionality For Any VDI Solution with Nutanix

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It is amazing when your world turns upside down and a technology that used to be awesome becomes mostly irrelevant. It amazes me how fast technology evolves and help organizations to achieve better performance and lower OPEX.   For a long time I have discussed the benefits of CBRC (Content Based Read Cache) available with …

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Jul 02 2013

Launching VDI Calculator v3 with Partner support

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I am excited to announce the version 3.0 of my VDI calculator. This new version introduces partner support, allowing 3rd party vendors to quickly demonstrate the benefits of their solutions, and allowing consultants and architects to see how those solutions impact their VDI and DaaS requirements. The first partner to be supported  is Atlantis Computing with …

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