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

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Building desktop pools

Up to this point we have learned about the different desktop types, how they can be deployed as persistent or non-persistent, and how users are assigned. All of that impacts our pool design, and hopefully it made it easier. This section will talk about some ideas behind desktop pool design, and why certain ideas are better than others.

The fewer the better

To expand upon the last paragraph of the last section where we discussed the benefits of floating user assignment non-persistent desktops, we will talk about standardizing and using a small number of desktop pools. The fewer master images and desktop pools we have, the easier things will be to manage.

Many organizations today have an impressive collection of physical desktop ...

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