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Dec 14 2010

VDI Flash Calculator v1.8 Released

I have just uploaded a new release of my online VDI Flash Calculator.

This is a bug fix release and contains a fix for the calculation of storage consumption when desktop pools are configured to use Suspend Power Policy. Thanks to my reader Suresh Thoppay. For more information and considerations about the calculation read http://myvirtualcloud.net/?p=1405

Release 1.8
– Added field to show number of VMs per host
– Fix for storage consumption calculation when using Suspend Power Policy

The VDI calculator can be found at http://myvirtualcloud.net/?page_id=1076. Alternatively, go to my blog homepage and select VDI Calculator.

Release 1.8
– Added field to show number of VMs per host
– Fix for storage consumption calculation when using Suspend Power Policy

Release 1.7
– Added dropdown menu to allow selection of number of vCPUs per VM
– Added dropdown menu to allow selection of number of displays per VM
– Added dropdown menu to allow selection of maximum display resolution per VM
– Added automated calculation of virtual machine memory overhead

Release 1.6
– Added dropdown menu to allow selection of maximum number of VMs per vCenter. Only applies to vCenter 4.1.
– Changed from Dropdown menu to free entry of Number of VMs per Datastore to allow more than 64 VMs.
– Fixed bug when calculating delta sizes whilst Refresh OS on logoff set to 0%.
– Fixed calculation of vCenter Servers when number of VMs was equal to vCenter Server limit.

Release 1.5
– Added support for Dedicated Datastore for Replicas (SSD)
– Added support for use of VM memory reservation
– Added support for Cluster with HA (N+1)
– Added information on number of clusters required
– Fixed bug with overcommitment memory calculation

Release 1.4
– Added support for .vswp calculation with Linked Clones
– Added configurable Hypervizor memory overhead
– Added configurable VM memory overhead

Release 1.3
– Added support for VMware View 4.5 Disposable disks
– Added Storage Breakdown summary for VMware View 4.5 Tiering

Release 1.2
– Added Host number calculation based on Desktop State when Not in Use (On, Suspend, Power Off)
– Added Storage calculation based on Desktop State when Not in Use (On, Suspend, Power Off)
– Added 4Gb overhead for vmKernel when calculating Host Memory with Overcommit
– Fixed bug when calculating Hosts Memory overcommit with low number of VMs per core

Release 1.1
– Added ERR validation for Number of Desktop Pools (max. 512 Linked Clone VMs per Desktop Pool)
– Added developer name and blog URL at bottom

Release 1.0

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