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VMware Horizon View 5.3 Design Patterns and Best Practices by Jason Ventresco

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Sizing the View infrastructure components

Determining the resources required to host the View infrastructure is straightforward for the View and vCenter Servers, but far more involved for vSphere Servers that will host the virtual desktops. This section will focus primarily on determining virtual desktop resource requirements.

Gathering desktop resource requirements

One of the easiest ways to determine virtual desktop resource requirements is to use a commercial tool such as Liquidware Labs Stratusphere FIT (http://www.liquidwarelabs.com/products/stratuspherefit.asp). Stratusphere FIT generates detailed reports detailing the compute resources of the virtual desktops in our organization. This information can be used to determine the virtual desktop ...

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