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VDI Flash Calculator v2.0 Released

I have just uploaded a new release of the online VDI Flash Calculator. This release include a cool new feature – the ability to offload VM Swap Files to Local Storage. Many of my solution designs utilise local storage for VM swap files in order to save shared storage. I’m uploading this new release with …

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Save [VDI] Storage using VM Swap File Host Placement

When designing VDI solutions for VMware infrastructures, one of the many ways to reduce shared storage consumption is to allow the placement of VM Swap files (.vswp) on host local storage. The .vswp file is automatically created by ESX when the VM is Powered On, and automatically removed when the VM is Powered Off. (if …

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VDI Flash Calculator v1.9 Major Released

I have just uploaded a new release of the online VDI Flash Calculator. This is a Major release and include cool new features. Despite a number a requests I have delayed including IOPs calculation due to the workload specific nature. I wanted to make sure that aspects such as Read/Write ratio and RAID penalty were …

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