Tag: storage

FSLogix Best Practises

My colleague Jim Moyle @JimMoyle recently presented at the Sweden #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) User Group on the subject of #FSLogix. It’s a great video to watch because it discusses the how and why of possible FSLogix scenarios from basic to very advanced. Check it out here:Video recording of the second Sweden WVD User Group (SWVDUG) meetup […]

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More IOPS at no additional cost for Azure Files premium tier

Azure Files keeps getting better (for #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD))! In addition to the 33% pricecut, the addition of Multi-channel SMB support, now got all premium shares get a significant input/output per second (IOPS) uplift for free. Read it all here: More IOPS at no additional cost for Azure Files premium tier | Azure updates | Microsoft Azure

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Boost your client performance with Azure Files SMB Multichannel

If you are using Azure Files to store you #FSlogix Profile Containers in #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) then you should know that Azure Files now has a preview of Azure Files SMB Multichannel allowing greater performance over multiple network adapters. Read it here: Boost your client performance with Azure Files SMB Multichannel | Azure Blog and Updates […]

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Azure VDI Pricing: Understand Windows Virtual Desktop Costs

In this post WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) partner #NetApp explains the main factors influencing Azure VDI pricing and examine two examples. They also show how Azure NetApp Files can provide virtual desktop environments with high availability and great performance. Source: https://cloud.netapp.com/blog/azure-anf-blg-azure-vdi-pricing-understand-windows-virtual-desktop-costs?dysig_tid=bb3761f1e4cd4abaa6206b057a06023a

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FSLogix for the enterprise – Azure Architecture Guide

This article provides insights on designing, sizing, and implementing a #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) #FSLogix Profile Container solution for large enterprises, as well as shows how to avoid performance problems in production. This article is an extension of the Windows Virtual Desktop at enterprise scale article. Read it all here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/architecture/example-scenario/wvd/windows-virtual-desktop-fslogix

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Azure WVD Storage Size vs Performance

In this video Dean Cefola of the Azure Academy (@msazureacademy) explains the differences between Azure Files Standard and Azure Files Premium and when you should chose which for use with, for example, #FSLogix in WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD). Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFWph81tueY&feature=youtu.be&ab_channel=AzureAcademy

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Azure Files Sizing Calculator for Windows Virtual Desktop

Ryan Mangan (@RyMangan) has published his Azure Files sizing calculator on Github to help against the pitfalls of IOPs / user profile performance issues within a help against the pitfalls of IOPs / user profile performance issues within a WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) deployment and he is looking for feedback! Read more here: https://ryanmangansitblog.com/2020/09/11/azure-files-sizing-calculator-for-windows-virtual-desktop/

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How to reduce the size of a FSLogix Profile Container when running Microsoft Teams

James Rankin (@james____rankin) has some great tips on how to reduce the size of a #FSlogix Profile Container when Microsoft Teams is being used – this would work both with and without WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD). Read more here: https://james-rankin.com/articles/quickpost-how-to-stop-fslogix-profile-containers-bloating-when-running-microsoft-teams/

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FAQs about SMB performance for Azure NetApp Files

This article answers frequently asked questions about SMB performance best practices has has performance comparisons for Azure NetApp Files which is important because SMB performance is key in large #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) environments using #FSLogix. Read the FAQ here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-netapp-files/azure-netapp-files-smb-performance

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