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Learning Hyper-V by Vinícius R. Apolinário

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VDI licensing, RDS, and virtualization host licensing

Another important aspect of the VDI licensing is that it is not sure which Hypervisor you will decide to use on the virtualization host and which component you will use to provide access to the Windows Client VMs.

From the Hypervisor perspective, you can use either Hyper-V Server, Windows Server with Hyper-V on the Microsoft stack, or you can choose to use another VDI solution, such as VMware Horizon or Citrix XenDesktop.

In the Microsoft stack, the recommendation is the same as the Windows Server virtualization. The first option should be to use the Hyper-V Server as it does not need any additional license and provides all Hyper-V capabilities and features. However, on most of the VDI scenarios, ...

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