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Getting Started with XenDesktop® 7.x by Craig Thomas Ellrod

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Virtual desktop storage requirements – dedicated shared desktop model

Citrix Personal vDisks are an important part of the XenDesktop architecture because they provide an end user personalization of the desktop while maintaining the control of a centrally-managed desktop image. The use of Personal vDisks allows the IT administrators to scale into large deployments without using extremely large storage footprints. Personal vDisks give end users the ability to customize their virtual desktop by installing their own software and changing their desktop preferences.

Personal vDisks are deployed at a machine level during catalog creation or when a machine is added to an existing catalog. If you are using Machine Creation Services, Personal vDisks are ...

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