Tag: GPU

AMD powered NVv4 instance now certified by Autodesk

AMD has announced that the #Azure NVv4 VMs (popular in #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD)) are now certified by Autodesk for its AutoCAD, Revit, and Inventor applications. After undergoing rigorous testing and detailed evaluation, IT managers and users have the assurance of reliability and the support from Autodesk they need to take their trusted workstation and desktop working environments […]

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Windows Virtual Desktop – #26 – GPU Powered VMs – YouTube

Dean Cefola of the Azure Academy (@MsAzureAcademy) has posted a nice video on how to use GPU-powered VMs in #WVD. GPU optimized VM sizes are specialized virtual machines available with single, multiple, or fractional GPUs designed for compute-intensive, graphics-intensive, and visualization workloads. #WindowsVirtualDesktop supports GPU-accelerated rendering and encoding for improved app performance and scalability. GPU […]

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AMD GPU driver extension for NVv4

A few months ago we announced the availability of the new AMD based GPU VM’s – the NVv4 series. They are very popuar for use with #WVD. Great news, you can now install the AMD drivers via an extension in your ARM template:  https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-machines/extensions/hpccompute-amd-gpu-windows… via Stefan Dingemanse (@SDingemanse)

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Benchmarking Nvidia #WVD workloads

This #WindowsVirtualDesktop #GPU article shares benchmark results of now Azure N-series can lower the overal CPU utilisation and increase the user experiences when using these VMs in #WVD. Windows Virtual Desktop use cases can be categorized as the following: Light: Ideal for lightweight use cases such as data entry and call center apps. ​ Medium: Ideal for […]

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NVIDIA & Microsoft session on WVD at GTC Digital

Learn how #NVIDIA and #Microsoft partner to bring #WindowsVirtualDesktop, using NVIDIA GPU instance, to provide a flexible and affordable cloud option for professional graphics workstations — used for CAD and 3D graphics workloads as well as virtual desktops — for knowledge workers who rely on graphics- and multimedia-intensive applications. We’ll talk about multi-session desktops, other […]

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