Chapter 3. Persistent or Non-Persistent vDesktops
One of the most fundamental decisions that must be made early in the design process is whether to use persistent or non-persistent vDesktops. This decision may impact many areas of the overall VDI, including storage, desktop pools, and management.
In this chapter, we will cover:
- Persistent desktops
- Non-persistent desktops
- Multisite solutions
- How to choose for your organization
A persistent desktop is a vDesktop that is assigned to a specific end user and whose state is saved after logoff:
For example, in the preceding diagram, if User_1 signs into a VMware View environment for the first time and is automatically ...