VMUG_Brian_Suhr

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VMware View 5 Architecture & Designs
Chicago VMUG – April 25, 2012
Brian Suhr, Sr. Technical Architect
VCP, VCP5-DT, VCA4-DT, vExpert
Blog: www.virtualizetips.com
Twitter: @bsuhr
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View Components
• View
+ Connection Server (View Manager / Broker)
+ Security Server (DMZ)
+ Transfer Server (Local Mode)
+ View Agent
+ View Client
+ View Composer
• ThinApp
+ Repository (CIFS share)
+ VM to capture Apps on
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View Design Methodology
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View – Pods and Blocks
• Block = Building Block
+ 2000 Users
+ # of vSphere Clusters
+ vCenter Server
+ Connection manager
+ Storage
+ Networks
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View – Pods and Blocks
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View – Pods and Blocks
• Pod = View enterprise environment
+ Max 10,000 Users
+ # of vSphere Clusters
+ 5 vCenter Servers
+ 5 +2 Connection servers
+ Storage
+ Networks
• Why would you use Pods
+ Locations
+ Security reasons
+ Networking
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View – Building Blocks
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View – Large Building Block
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What are all these disks in View?
• Replica Disk
+ Parent for linked clones
• Delta Disk
+ One for Each VM
• Disposable Disk
+ Windows Page File
+ Windows Temp Files
• Persistent Disk
+ Old user data disk
+ User profile data
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Shared Replica
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What could my IO look like?
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Using View to tier storage for View disks
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Storing Replica on SSD
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All in on SSD for desktops
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How might this look at the storage level
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View DR Options
• Active / Passive
+ DR Site is separate install
+ Only user profile data and
Replica (parent image) are
replicated to DR site
+ Users are entitled to each
View Pod (Prod & DR)
+ Replication options
(Array based, Host based,
Windows DFS)
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View DR Options
• Replicated + Manual
+ Typical replicate and recover
DR model
+ Replication options
(Array based, Host based,
Windows DFS)
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View DR Options
• SRM or Zerto option
+ Use to protect View
infrastructure VMs
+ Replicate datastores with
VDI desktops on them
+ Add DR hosts to existing
vCenter clusters and import
datastores to see VMs
+ Replication options
(Array based, Host based,
Windows DFS)
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Chicago VMUG Do you have Questions?
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