NFS Performance on VROOM! Videos

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In this episode of VROOM! Videos we discuss NFS performance on vSphere.  We cover the basics of NFS, some of the key considerations when testing NFS performance, and finally a summary of the type of results we have seen recently.   This is episode 4 of season 1 of VROOM! Videos.  They premier on VMware Read more...

VROOM! Videos Talks About Hadoop and Big Data

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In this episode of VROOM! Videos we talk about big data and Hadoop on vSphere.  More details on the great performance work that Jeff has done with Hadoop can be found in an earlier VROOM! blog post.   New episodes of VROOM! Videos are premiered live on VMware Community TV on Fridays (1 pm Eastern). Read more...

VMware View 5 outperforms Citrix XenDesktop

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Principled Technologies has just released an interesting whitepaper comparing the performance of VMware View 5 with Citrix XenDesktop 5.5 — the doc can be found here. In this paper, View and XenDesktop are compared using LoginVSI, for both the light and medium workloads, and both network and CPU utilization data are presented. The key benefit Read more...

A Conversation About 1 Million IOPS

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The second episode of VROOM! Videos is a discussion about the testing that we did to achieve 1 million IOPS on a single vSphere5 host.     For additional information about the 1 Million IOPS test please read the earlier VROOM! blog post.  New episodes of VROOM Videos are premiered on VMware Community TV on Read more...

VROOM! Video Episode 1 – VMmark 2

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The performance team at VMware is starting a new series of videos called VROOM! Videos. Each video will focus on a single topic and be five to ten minutes in length, to keep things focused. The videos are done by the engineers in informal settings and are meant to be fun discussions. They are the Read more...