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TeamVRC Kicks Off with 2 Publications on Windows 10 Performance and Web Browsing Impact on VDI and SBC Environments

TeamVRC Kicks Off with 2 Publications on Windows 10 Performance and Web Browsing Impact on VDI and SBC Environments

Finally! We (Ruben Spruijt and I) have gone public with the ProjectVRC.team community and started full force with two cool publications. Go here to get right to the content:

First, a blog by Dan Allen & Nicholas Rintalan: Why Web Browsing is Killing VDI Performance and Costing you Big $$. In practice, this is often underestimated and regular browsing can have a huge impact on your server capacity.

Secondly, a new white paper with a first analysis of Windows 10 performance (using Login VSI, of course) compared to Windows 7: Windows 10 in VDI: First Analysis. The results are encouraging and baffling at the same time! It will most definitely not be the last publication on this topic. ProjectVRC.team hopes that this paper kick starts the conversation on how we should optimize Windows 10 for the best user experience and scalability.

Windows 10 White Paper Highlights

In short, this paper can draw three major conclusions: First, Windows 10 is not a bad operating system for VDI and does not have a huge performance gap with Windows 7. However, organizations with limited VDI server and storage capacity need to be careful and should consider upgrading/modernizing their VDI infrastructure before Windows 10 is used at scale.

teamvrc kicks off with 2 publications on windows 10 performance and web browsing impact on vdi and sbc environments windows 10 tuning vsimax

Windows 10 Tuning VSImax. Read the entire white paper for more Windows 10 performance data.

Secondly, performance tuning of Windows 10 for VDI has significant impact on scalability and user experience, but we still need to learn a lot. ProjectVRC.team encourages the VDI community to reach out to us to share their experience and tuning suggestions for Windows 10. Team VRC is looking forward to continue its investigations and publish even more detailed follow research on this topic. Please contact us at twitter: @ProjectVRC or email: team@projectvrc.team with your suggestions and ideas.

Lastly, and maybe the most important conclusion of this preview paper: any organization considering Windows 10 should perform their own scalability and performance testing before they migrate from Windows 7. Windows 10 is significantly different from Windows 7 and each VDI environment is unique with specific applications, infrastructure and user requirements. Without doubt, not validating and testing Windows 10 VDI performance at scale could result in unpleasant surprises."

Click here to download the white paper.

While there, check out the new ProjectVRC.team site and register to be part of the community.

Background on TeamVRC

Six years ago Project VRC was started to find out how and what was needed to virtualize SBC workloads. This started a string of publications and presentations about comparisons and best practices for VDI, hypervisors, antivirus solutions, application virtualization, Microsoft Office, market surveys and more. Building and contributing this knowledge to the community was something that gave us great pleasure. A pivotal moment arrived when the time had come for Ruben to move from PQR to become CTO Atlantis Computing. We realized that we needed to either take Project VRC to the next level or consider shelving it all together.

The reality was that Project VRC consumed too much time for both Ruben and me. We wanted to do more, but even with the help of dear colleagues Ryan, Sven, Ment and others, we felt that Project VRC output could be much better. This made us realize that the only long term solution for Project VRC was to scale it out as a community effort. You know, the great thing about the VDI community is that there is such a need for best practices and performance insights, but there are also plenty of people willing to share the lessons that they have learned.

It is not difficult to imagine that Ruben and I are super excited to announce ProjectVRC.team (in short: TeamVRC). Not just because we love to do cool new research (on topics like Windows 10), but more importantly that we now become a thriving community that cares about performance like we do.

Anyone can become a ProjectVRC.team contributor with their own research. As long as the research topic is interesting and practically feasible, anyone can apply to publish content through the ProjectVRC.team platform. Of course all ideas for publication suggestions must be verifiable, replicable, unbiased and independent. Expect a blog post soon that explains a bit more about the practicalities of submitting research.

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About the company Login VSI

The company Login VSI provides end-user performance insights for virtualized desktop and server-based computing environments. Enterprise IT departments use flagship product Login VSI (for load testing) and Login PI (for continuity testing) in all phases of their virtual desktop deployment—from planning to deployment to change management—to build and safeguard a good performance, a high availability, and (as a result) a good and consistent end-user experience. For more information about Login VSI or for a free test license contact us.

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