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Getting Started with Windows VDI by Andrew Fryer

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Pooled and Personal Collections

The performance of these collections depends on the performance of the virtualization hosts our virtual desktops are running on and the settings and configuration of the Virtual Desktop Templates used to create the collections. Having got this right, we can then look at how many virtual desktops we can run on a given server for a given workload.

Virtual Desktop Template optimization

There are two areas to consider when configuring our templates: the settings of the VM itself and the settings inside the guest operating system. There are a lot of settings in a Hyper-V VM that are present specifically to configure the performance of VDI VMs.

Dynamic memory

Unlike VMWare, Microsoft does not over-commit memory except in ...

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