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Samsung disrupts VDI and DaaS architecture models

It is just amazing when a new technology comes together to disrupt deployment and architecture models. I have previously stated that I am a supporter of persistent desktops, just because it is easier to manage, admins can use the tools they are familiar with, and make sense nowadays. Non-persistent desktops, linked clones, and alternative image …

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Should I use DRAM as storage for VDI deployments?

This is an interesting topic that I came across few times but more recently is finding its way into organizations due to lower SLC SSD acquisition cost. Let’s put the discussion in context… Architects should embrace different deployment approaches that properly fit the intended use case. That’s a foundational design principle – use case always …

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VDI Architectures using Storage Class Memory

There are so many disruptive VMware technologies in the VDI space that sometimes is hard to keep up with them all.  I am looking forward to few of them, such as the VMware Distributed Storage and Space-Efficient Sparse Virtual Disks. At same pace the storage industry is being transformed and now most storage solutions on …

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