New VMware View 5.1 Stateless RA with Cisco UCS and Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI
Glasshouse has just published a VMware View 5.1 Stateless RA with Cisco UCS and Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI.
Reference Architecture Highlights:
- Storage-less – virtual desktop images (VMware View linked-clones) are stored using local server memory, eliminating the need for traditional storage (SAN/NAS, SSDs).
- Storage Optimization – Atlantis ILIO Diskless VDI provided 227 IOPS per desktop and reduced the amount of memory per VMware View Linked Clone to 275MB.
- Density – The reference architecture supported 120-140 virtual desktops per Cisco UCS blade server.
- Performance – The architecture achieved better-than-PC performance with: — Boot Time – 12 seconds per desktop with 2.5 minutes to boot 120 desktops.
- User Experience – VMware View planner had average response time of 0.53 seconds with application launch times consistently below 1 second.
- Operational Performance – VMware View can recompose in 45 seconds per desktop
VMware View 5.1 Stateless RA with Cisco UCS and Atlantis ILIO:
Mid-Coast Customer Deployment of VMware View 5, Cisco and Atlantis ILIO-this is a mid-market customer:
Video for Mid-Coast Health talking about the solution: