Microsoft VDI Reference Architecture Resources


I’ve been getting a number of requests for these types of resources.  So, I thought I’d aggregate everything I know about in a single spot.  If you know of others, please let me know and I’ll include them in this list.

RDS Architecture Summary:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=9bc943b7-07c5-4335-9df9-20e77ed5032e

Virtualized RDSH guide (including costing):

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=8d454921-72d6-45b4-b6ba-ac1c26d337bd

Host Capacity planning  :

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=bd24503e-b8b7-4b5b-9a86-af03ac5332c8

Another deployment guide (not the IPD) :

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&FamilyID=1d95a910-72a5-44ec-96db-6853f6f9dc5b

IDC Business Value of Client Virtualization:

ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/c-products/servers/vdi/Biz_ClientVirtualization_White_Paper.pdf

VDI Reference Architecture Guides (HP/Dell):

http://h20195.www2.hp.com/V2/GetPDF.aspx/4AA0-2391ENW.pdf

http://h20195.www2.hp.com/V2/getdocument.aspx?docname=4AA2-7731ENW.pdf

http://h20195.www2.hp.com/V2/GetPDF.aspx/4AA2-7731ENW.pdf

Citrix:

XenDesktop 4 on Windows 2008 R2 Hyper-V Scalability Report

http://www.citrix.com/site/resources/dynamic/partnerDocs/XD_4_Hyper-V_Scalability_Final_v1.0.pdf

http://www.citrixandmicrosoft.com/Docs/WhitePapers/DELL_MSFT_CTRX_VRD_RA_vFinal.pdf

http://www.citrix.com/site/resources/dynamic/partnerDocs/XenDesktop-Xeon-HyperV_SolutionBrief_Jun2010.pdf

Microsoft IPD Guides:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyId=AD3921FB-8224-4681-9064-075FDF042B0C&displaylang=en

10 VDI Resources for Microsoft + Citrix:

http://blogs.technet.com/b/davidzi/archive/2010/08/01/10-vdi-resources-for-microsoft-citrix-implementations.aspx


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