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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Chapter 6. Scale and Performance

Now that we have made our VDI deployment as reliable as possible, we can apply some of the same techniques for scaling it up to provide virtual desktops for more and more users. In this chapter, we will review each role and service in a VDI deployment to see how to tune and scale it up. This will include a look at the impact of virtualizing the roles as well as our virtual desktops. We will look at what RemoteFX is and how it balances rich user experiences such as video streaming, device redirection, and multitouch over limited bandwidth connections. We will also revisit the Virtual Desktop Template and look at how its settings and those of Windows 8.1 can be optimized.

Understanding scale and performance

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