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CVD: FlexPod Reference Architecture for a 2000 Seat Virtual Desktop Infrastructure with Citrix XenDesktop 7.1 on VMware vSphere 5.1: Storage

Two nodes FAS3240 with 4 shelves DS2246 were utilized in the deployment to support 1450 users of hosted shared desktops (HSD) and 550 users of hosted VDI (HVD). Clustered Data ONTAP version is 8.2P4. To support the differing security, backup, … Continue reading

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XenDesktop Storage Design Series: Part 2

Xendesktop with Citrix Provisioning Server work load analysis Storage sizing is critical to deploy a virtual desktop solution. Over sizing makes the solution very expensive. Not enough storage ends up bad user experience.  I have spent last 2 months setup … Continue reading

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