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Implementing VMware Horizon 7 - Second Edition by Jason Ventresco

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Horizon desktop pool options

There are multiple decisions that must be made prior to configuring your first desktop pool. These choices will have an impact on your infrastructure and how your virtual desktops work, which is why they must be considered in advance.

Horizon can provision three different desktop types: Horizon Composer linked clones, Instant Clones, and full clones. From the perspective of an end user, each of these desktop types look exactly the same, although their underlying configuration is quite different. The master image for both is prepared using the same tuning techniques discussed in Chapter 13, Creating a Master Horizon Desktop Image , but how that image is used differs greatly based on the type of desktop you choose to ...

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