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VMware ThinApp 4.7 Essentials by Peter Björk

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Sizing of your streaming file share

ThinApp streaming is a great method of deployment. It's easy to support since it only requires a standard Windows file server. Your ThinApp packages are easy to maintain using the in-place update. The downside is that it's hard to know how to size your streaming environment. That's because all networks are different, and all packages behave differently when streaming. Two virtualized Microsoft Office 2003 packages can behave very differently from each other. So the only way to efficiently size your streaming implementation is to investigate how your packages behave. That said, the load on the file server is very similar to the load that your normal document file server would bear. There's no difference from ...

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