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Implementing VMware Horizon View 5.2 by Jason Ventresco

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Virtual Desktop hardware configuration

The Virtual Desktop hardware configuration should provide only what is required based on the desktop needs and the performance analysis that was done in Chapter 1, Designing a VMware Horizon View Infrastructure. This section will examine the different virtual machine configuration settings that you may wish to customize, and explain their purpose.

Disabling virtual machine logging

Every time a virtual machine is powered on, and while it is running, it logs diagnostic information within the datastore that hosts its VMDK file. For environments that have a large number of Virtual Desktops, this can generate a noticeable amount of storage I/O. The following steps outline how to disable virtual machine logging: ...

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