Category Archive: storage

How is Horizon View configured for VMware VSAN?

In my previous article I discussed VSAN benefits for Horizon View (How does VMware VSAN help Horizon View?), including CAPEX and OPEX savings provided by the use of inexpensive server disks for shared storage and simplified day-to-day storage configuration and provisioning activities. In this article I will explore some of the VSAN capabilities and features …

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VDI Calculator v4 launch with support for Hyper-Convergence

While we all ramp up for VMworld 2013 I am excited to announce the release of a new version of my calculator. This new version (4.0) introduces the support for hyper-converged infrastructures. For years, IT organizations have built data centers organized around three key independent hardware segments – compute, network and storage. However, with the …

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Storage made simple, use the VDI Storage Decision Tree

I have lost track of how many articles about VDI and Storage I have written. It seems that no matter how many times I write about it people are still  confused about what type of storage technology to choose from when architecting VDI solutions. Yet this week I had to explain the difference between XtremeIO, Atlantis …

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