© 2013 Teradici Corporation. Product Overview PCoIP Hardware Accelerator SPEAKER NAME Speaker Title Date VDI Becoming Mainstream > Rapid growth in VDI space Hosted Virtual Desktop Users > Business needs are driving rapid adoption 33% CAGR from 2012-2016 > Multimedia and high end graphics are now the norm 78 > Workload “peaks” are difficult to predict MILLION Users Projected 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 HVD Forecast by Gartner 2012 © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 3 User Experience Challenges in VDI Deployments 1 Increased multimedia and high-end graphics usage 2 Meeting ROI objectives © 2013 Teradici Corporation. USER EXPERIENCE 3 Ensure great remote user experience with a GPU 4 VMware Horizon View User Experience Windows Desktop VM (VMware Horizon View) VM OS and Applications Host Rendered Display VMW pixel buffer PCoIP Soft Encoder Send encoded pixels only to clients ESXi Hypervisor Hardware Software rendered pixels (Soft 3D), No Hardware Accelerator © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 5 Hardware Acceleration of PCoIP Windows Desktop VM (VMware Horizon View) VM OS and Applications Host Rendered Display VMW pixel buffer ESXi Hypervisor PCoIP Soft Encoder Send encoded pixels only to clients HW Accelerator Drivers Hardware Software rendered pixels plus Hardware Accelerator © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 6 PCoIP Hardware Accelerator for VMware Horizon View > Monitors all displays and dynamically offloads up to the most active 100 > Offloads PCoIP encoding tasks from the server’s CPU 30%-50% CPU usage reduction Consolidation Ratio Benefit Consistent User Experience © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 7 PCoIP Hardware Accelerator Portfolio > Accelerates up to 100 of the most active displays in a VDI server > Improves user experience and server capacity FORMAT PCIe Card for Rack Servers Mezzanine for HP Blade Servers Mezzanine for Dell Blades (Amulet Hotkey DXM-A) • Half height, half length (low profile) • PCIe gen 2.0, x4 • MXM Type A • Dell mezzanine form factor Power supplied to card via PCIe interface 15W power consumption (max) Single slot passive heat sink POWER • PCIe slot x4 electrical • HP ProLiant Gen8 blade (WS460c, BL460c) • Dell 12G M Series Blade (M420, M520, M620) SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS VMware Horizon View 4.6 or later ESXi 4.1 u1 or later © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 8 GPU in a VMware Horizon View Windows Desktop VM (VMware Horizon View) VM OS and Applications ESXi Hypervisor Host Rendered Display VMW pixel buffer PCoIP Soft Encoder Send encoded pixels only to clients GPU PassThrough or Shared GPU Hardware GPU rendered pixels, No Hardware Accelerator © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 9 PCoIP Hardware Accelerator + GPU Windows Desktop VM (VMware Horizon View) Host Rendered Display VM OS and Applications ESXi Hypervisor GPU PassThrough or Shared GPU VMW pixel buffer PCoIP Soft Encoder Send encoded pixels only to clients HW Accelerator Drivers Hardware GPU rendered pixels Plus Hardware Accelerator © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 10 Hardware Accelerator Works with the GPU Hardware Accelerator • Consistent user experience • Improves consolidation ratio GPU • Better application compatibility and local user experience Hardware Accelerator + GPU • Unlocks the full potential of the GPU experience • Frees CPU resources for applications and other users Complementary, not mutually exclusive © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 11 Hardware Accelerator Benefits Features 1 2 3 Benefits • When vCPU is overloaded and cannot deliver the best user experience Deliver best user experience • When GPU is generating too many pixels for the soft encoder to handle Protect and ensure a consistent user experience • Important as workloads become more unpredictable with VDI becoming mainstream Increase consolidation ratio • Up to 2x with heavy graphics workload © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 12 Graphics Acceleration in VMware Horizon View Task Worker VDI desktop Knowledge Worker VDI desktop Power User High-end Workstation Power User VDI desktop REMOTE WORKSTATION Image Quality / Interactivity / Cost per Seat / 2D – 3D VIRTUALIZED ENVIRONMENT 1:1 Physical Workstations 1 GPU per user GPU Passthrough (vDGA) VDI Shared GPU (vSGA) VDI No Graphics Acceleration (Soft 3D) + + Light User Fewer Applications Basic data entry usage © 2013 Teradici Corporation. Heavy User Many Applications Standard productivity tools Some compute intensive apps, require some graphics performance Workstation class performance for compute with dedicated graphics 13 Benefits of GPU and Hardware Accelerator vary > Using both vSGA GPU & Hardware Accelerator provides best performance 1.8fps > GPU and Hardware Accelerator provide large benefits for 3D Workloads © 2013 Teradici Corporation. 18fps CPU + GPU + APEX CPU + GPU CPU + APEX > More modest benefits for documentoriented workloads 11fps CPU only > Google Earth frame rate improves ~10x with less than half the CPU -55% 2.4fps > About Canadian college of applied arts and technology with 6,500+ students > Challenge Needed a high-performance solution to support the graphic-intensive workloads of students > Solution Teradici Hardware Accelerator, VMware View Lambton College PCoIP Takes Personalized Education to a Whole New Level CASE STUDY © 2013 Teradici Corporation. > Result Ensured consistent, improved user experience and application performance > About Provides professional technical services to government and commercial clients > Challenge TSA agents needed secure mobile access to airport video surveillance files from any location > Solution Teradici Hardware Accelerator, VMware View Jacobs Technology Enabling a federal agency to better serve citizens with more responsive airport security CASE STUDY © 2013 Teradici Corporation. > Result Forensic quality video provided the clarity and detail needed to remotely view and assess situations and enabled quick response from TSA staff Summary > Improve VDI consolidation ratio > Provides a consistently optimal user experience > Compatible with shared GPU support > Additional Resources • Evaluation Guide Using Login VSI • VIDEO: How is Hardware Accelerator different from a GPU? • Lambton College case study • Jacobs Technology case study • Webcast: Ensuring mission-critical VDI Server performance • www.teradici.com/hardware-accelerator © 2013 Teradici Corporation. “ The PCoIP Hardware Accelerators make performance more predictable, allowing for higher client densities. This reduces costs in the datacenter and provides a more uniform experience for our users. “ > Ensures deployment success for VMware Horizon View THOMAS ANK Network Engineer University of Portland 17 www.teradici.com © 2013 Teradici Corporation.