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Optimizing Citrix® XenDesktop® for High Performance by Craig Thomas Ellrod

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XenDesktop® site sizing calculations

Now that you understand XenDesktop architectures, terminology, concepts, components, system requirements, and hypervisors, it's time to size up your installation. Sizing is a critical first step in your design because it will generate a blueprint on how much and how big your infrastructure will need to be. Don't worry; it's not rocket science. We start with simple principles of small, medium, large, and beyond while using basic math.

You start out with something that you know, which is the number of users you plan to serve desktops to. You can then determine which category your deployment will fall into, such as small, medium, large, or beyond.

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All of the calculations given in the following table and in the ...

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