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VMware Horizon Mirage Essentials by Peter von Oven

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Design considerations

At the beginning of this chapter, we talked about hardware requirements for the Horizon Mirage Server; these were only the minimum requirements. In this section, we are going to look at a couple of different sizing examples, from small-scale to enterprise level.

Assessment first

Before we get into designing and sizing our Horizon Mirage infrastructure, we need to conduct an assessment on our current desktop estate to build a picture of what we have in our environment. We need to know the number of endpoints, what they are running, and an idea of the amount of data stored locally on the hard drive. If we are going to start centralizing this into the datacenter, it's essential to know what we are dealing with first. We also need ...

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