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VMware: Top 10 Tips for a Successful Horizon VDI

VMware: Top 10 Tips for a Successful Horizon VDI

Here are my top ten tips and tricks for a smoother deployment of VMware Horizon® View™ Standard Edition. These suggestions are informed after spending several years as a Technical Support Engineer. This is not a complete list, so please refer to the official Horizon View Documentation when planning your deployment.

Right Sizing

I’m sure everyone has probably heard this one by now, but it cannot go without mention. Connection Servers for a production environment must be configured for at least 4 vCPU and 10 GB of RAM. An underpowered Connection Server can be the root of so many oddities—from connection issues, to database replication issues, to performance issues, and beyond. Give Connection Servers the juice they need early on, to save yourself from headaches down the road!

“If you install View Connection Server with less than 10 GB of memory, View provides memory recommendations by generating warning messages after the installation is complete. An event triggered every 12 hours states that the View Connection Server instance is configured with a small amount of physical memory.” – Horizon View Documentation


Read the entire article here, Top 10 Tips for a Successful Horizon VDI – VMware TAM Blog

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