boot storm

boot storm

The degradation of a server's performance when a large number of users boot their virtual desktops at the same time, such as at the beginning of a shift. See desktop virtualization.
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That green boot storm has certainly continued to rumble on.
Because of its position relative to the server CPU, five micro-second write latency, and scalable performance of up to 1-Million IOPS for a typical deployment of 8-ULLtraDIMMs working in parallel, the ULLtraDIMM significantly reduces VDI boot storm impact.
AV-TEST s overall evaluation consisted of four separate tests: the real-world test, prevalent malware detection test, Login VSI test and Boot Storm test.
Increased Performance Since moving to a FLASH 1st strategy with VNX, CRUK s storage performance has improved by 30% enabling its employees to complete simple tasks like opening emails instantly, and improve virtual desktop boot storm performance.
Improved VDI performance and scalability - CacheCloud solves the "8AM boot storm problem" common in VDI environments by distributing desktop content and I/O across multiple CachePoints and multiple storage spindles;
They have great performance for things like call centers with boot storms in the morning and for streaming video.
When its virtual desktop management threatened to overwhelm its existing storage infrastructure, it conducted a stringent evaluation of the available storage options and selected NexGen due to its Quality of Service (QoS)-driven storage system performance during boot storms and virus scans, and notable cost advantages.
VDI-IOmark recreates typical usage, including boot storms and steady state operations.
NexGen's performance Quality of Service will enable us to ensure that boot storms and virus scans in our virtual desktop environment don't impact the other applications on the SAN," said Eric DenBraber, assistant director, Housing IT, University of Colorado.
User Experience Impact Report - quantifies peak logon loads for groups of users so that IT can plan effective I/O requirements in particular for virtual desktop environments to accommodate peak loads such as boot storms.
For cloud computing and environments running VMware ESX, VSA can boost virtual machine performance, and eliminate I/O delays and boot storms, while significantly reducing storage costs.
A live VDI environment will be used to provide information on how to size VDI storage properly based on IOPS requirements, and show side-by-side (with and without Atlantis ILIO) demonstrations of desktop performance with boot storms, simulated IO traffic, Microsoft Office productivity tasks and McAfee anti-virus.