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Analyzing Login VSI Results

Analyzing Login VSI Results

What is the most important aspect of running Login VSI tests? The test results, of course! You can use the Login VSI Analyzer to know the maximum capacity of your environment and find specific performance bottlenecks. This video should help you better understand, interpret and analyze your first Login VSI tests.

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User Account Control Impact on File Access

User Account Control Impact on File Access

In providing Login VSI Support to our customers with complex virtualized desktop environments, we often come across issues that are indirectly related to our product. User Account Control (UAC), and how it affects file access, is one such issue. I'd like to share some insights on this topic, with the goal of helping Login VSI customers succeed in their virtualized desktop implementations.

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Significant Login VSI Update: What's New in 4.1

Significant Login VSI Update: What's New in 4.1

With each release of Login VSI, we strive to improve ease-of-use and reduce infrastructure requirements for testing. Today, we are excited to introduce you to Login VSI 4.1, a significant update that makes good on those promises. I'd like to walk you through some of the new features that make Login VSI an invaluable performance testing and validation solution for enterprises and vendors alike.

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Adventures in Creating a Common Storage Workload

Adventures in Creating a Common Storage Workload

With Login VSI’s role as the industry-standard in performance testing within centralized desktop virtualization, it’s no surprise that storage-related vendors would come to us to develop a workload specific to storage. Testing that requires less infrastructure is a specific requirement for storage vendors because it allows for larger-scale tests. The goal for the storage workload is simple: Increase the number of IOPs per user (while being gentle on CPU and memory).

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Best Practices in Virtualization Testing: Small-scale vs. full-scale testing

Best Practices in Virtualization Testing: Small-scale vs. full-scale testing

Deploying and maintaining VDI is a challenge for every company. There are so many decisions to make and the speed of change seems to be accelerating. Because we are all constantly trying to make the best use of constrained resources, a question we get regularly here at Login VSI has to do with scaling tests. It goes something like: "If I want to find out the number of servers I need, I simply test how many users I can put on one server then multiply by the number of users I need to support. Right?"

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Troubleshooting with XPerf and Login VSI

Troubleshooting with XPerf and Login VSI

By integrating XPerf in a Login VSI workload, you can get valuable information to troubleshoot a problem in your environment. In a previous blog post I described how to integrate Process Monitor in a Login VSI workload. This can also be done with other tools like XPerf. In this blog post I will explain how to integrate XPerf in a Login VSI workload to troubleshoot an issue.

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App-V 4.x and 5.x Integration with Login VSI

App-V 4.x and 5.x Integration with Login VSI

Login VSI supports application virtualization, but how do you integrate App-V within a workload? Depending on which applications are virtualized it is possible to run the medium workload without any modifications. When every application is virtualized some modifications are required. Because Login VSI v4 has a simple workload language, App-V can be easily integrated. In this blog post I will explain the App-V 4.x & 5.x integration with Login VSI 4.0.

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Troubleshooting with Process Monitor and Login VSI

Troubleshooting with Process Monitor and Login VSI

Troubleshooting with Process Monitor and Login VSI is a powerful combination. When troubleshooting a problem, you often want to reproduce the same behavior. This is possible with the workload customization in Login VSI. With tools like Process Monitor you can identify problems which can help you find the root cause. In this blog post I will provide an example how to integrate Process Monitor in Login VSI.

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Login VSI Workload Customization - eDrawings

Login VSI Workload Customization - eDrawings

Login VSI supports workload customization, this way you can add your own applications to a workload to generate load on your environment. But how does workload customization work? In this blog post I will describe how to start and how to create a custom workload with the application eDrawings.

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