Windows 10 IOPS for VDI – White Paper
What You Don’t Know WILL Kill Your VDI User Experience
Our most popular white paper updated for Windows 10!
Windows 10 and IOPS is the most challenging, least understood and most frequently encountered resource bottleneck that stalls todays desktop virtualization projects. Many of these projects are Windows 10 migrations which are one of the key IT initiatives which are driving VDI adoption today. However, many IT organizations planning a Windows 10 migration with VDI are unaware that the combination of Windows 10 and Anti-virus more than doubles the amount of memory and IOPS required per desktop compared to Windows XP and Windows 7, which will significantly decrease virtual desktop density per server and will degrade virtual desktop performance. As a result, the storage architecture is often undersized for Windows 10. This leads to desktop performance, very poor user experience and budgeting issues when more storage is required to fix the IOPS bottleneck and latency challenges.
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This white paper will teach you about Windows in VDI environments and its impact on shared storage including:
- Windows IO in VDI environments
- The performance impact of Windows 10 running antivirus
- How to correctly size storage for performance
- The various stages in a PC’s lifecycle