Tag: storage

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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VDS, GFC, and ANF – The Solution for Globally Deployed Cloud Desktops

This video shows how #Azure #NetApp Files (#ANF), Virtual Desktop Service on top of #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) and Global File Cache can, amongst other things, make #FSLogix profiles globally/multi-region  available. via VDS, GFC, and ANF – The Solution for Globally Deployed Cloud Desktops – NetApp Video Library

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Using Windows Virtual Desktop with Azure NetApp Files

This article provides best practice guidance on deploying #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD) with #Azure #NetApp (#ANF) Files and why it is interesting to use ANF with WVD. It includes sample blueprints that show the integration of Windows Virtual Desktop with Azure NetApp Files. via Using Windows Virtual Desktop with Azure NetApp Files | Microsoft Docs

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New Azure Disk Storage enhancements

There are some new Azure Disk Storage enhancements that you should know about when you are using #WindowsVirtualDesktop (#WVD): Improved availability guarantees with single VM SLA for Standard SSD and Standard HDD and higher performance and cost savings with performance tiers. via Announcing the general availability of Azure shared disks and new Azure Disk Storage enhancements | […]

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