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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Summary

In this chapter, we have seen that Windows Server 2012 R2 has a range of built-in tools that can be applied to different roles in our VDI deployment to minimize the impact of any server failure. Just as importantly, we can take parts of the infrastructure offline for maintenance without affecting our users, and we will cover more of that in Chapter 7, Maintenance and Monitoring. In older versions of Windows, the price of HA was that we had a redundant server that was largely idle until a failure occurred. However, the HA that we implemented here not only provides us with HA, it also allows us to scale up our deployment. In the next chapter, we'll see how to get the best VDI performance from what we have, how to test and plan for larger ...

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