VDI storage: Configuration and allocation


VDI storage: Configuration and allocation

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) success depends on a number of critical factors—most importantly user acceptance. Because users’ speed of access to their virtual desktops

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is closely related to the VDI storage that holds up the infrastructure, it’s critical that the storage system is properly sized, configured and allocated. If the storage system isn’t powerful enough, users might experience boot storms during times of peak usage, which can greatly slows down system access for long periods of time.

Cost is another consideration. VDI doesn’t carry as high of an ROI as server virtualization, so it’ll take more work to justify the cost of an adequate platform.

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This was first published in September 2011

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