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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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Summary

In this chapter, you were introduced to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, which represents a combination of hardware, virtualization software, and management tools that provide an end-to-end solution to provision, configure, and manage virtualized desktops. You learned about key VDI attributes, and in particular how a VDI solution differs from a terminal services solution.

You also learned about the difference between static and dynamic virtual desktops, the components that integrate together to comprise a VDI solution, and some strategic scenarios that lend themselves to VDI implementation. An overview of the Microsoft VDI solution included Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, VECD, System Center VMM and DPM, Windows Server 2008 Terminal Services, ...

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