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Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ Resource Kit by Janique Carbone Robert Larson and Microsoft Windows Virtualization Team

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Identifying Major VDI Components

Just as for any technical implementation, the components used in a VDI solution are dependent on the functional requirements that it is intended to fulfill. A core set of components is common to every VDI solution; however, elements such as environment size, virtual desktop access requirements, application deployment strategy, management policies, budget restrictions, and a host of other considerations determine the complement of components used to implement an effective VDI solution. Figure 18-1 illustrates a simplified environment that includes the core VDI components and shows the decoupling of the base operating system, user settings, and applications that is possible with a dynamic VDI solution.

Figure 18-1. Core ...

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