Planner: Measuring True Virtual Desktop Experience at Scale

In fast-changing desktop environments, the authors are witnessing increasing use of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) deployments due to better manageability and security. A smooth transition from physical to VDI desktops requires significant investment in the design and maintenance of hardware and software layers for adequate user base support. To understand and precisely characterize both the software and hardware layers, they present VMware View Planner, a tool that can generate workloads that are representative of many user-initiated operations in VDI environments.

Provided by: VMW Games Topic: Virtualization Date Added: Dec 2012 Format: PDF

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