O'Reilly logo

VMware View 5 Desktop Virtualization Solutions by Andre Leibovici, Jason Langone

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Storage I/O profile

The I/O storage profile produced by each virtual desktop is entirely dependent on which type of Windows OS is in use, the applications deployed, and even how each user individually interacts with the environment.

IOPS (pronounced as eye-ops) is a common performance measurement used to benchmark computer storage devices such as hard disk drives (HDDs), solid state drives (SSDs), and storage area networks (SANs). As with any benchmark, IOPS numbers published by storage device manufacturers do not guarantee real-world application performance.

According to Wikipedia, predictions of what the average virtual desktop I/O profile will likely be is one of the most difficult tasks when designing a VDI solution. The reason for that is ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required