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Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2 by Jason Ventresco

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Measuring Virtual Desktop resource requirements

One of the most important aspects of any View design is ensuring that an infrastructure has adequate compute, storage, and network resources to host the required number of virtual desktops. Were it not for troublesome things such as budgets, we could simply purchase an excess of all three of those resources and rest easy at night. For this exercise, our goal is to build an infrastructure that is robust enough to support our average user workload, with some capacity in reserve for growth or maintenance purposes.

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Determining the resource requirements of a View environment is a complicated task. Companies such as Liquidware Labs (http://www.liquidwarelabs.com) have created tools that can assist you ...

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