boot storm


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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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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;
Avere's dynamic tiering algorithms assure that this workload scales linearly as VMs are added to the environment, providing large-scale boot storm relief without having to upgrade your NAS storage.
At peak load and with high IOPS being generated by the Boot Storm, the EMC VNX system requires only 20 SAS drives and two flash drives in comparison to the 90 - 100 (nearly five times more) SAS drives required by an equivalent competitive configuration without flash drives to match this performance.
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.
Joseph no longer experiences boot storm events when the virtual machines power on each morning.
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.
The SDM was experiencing its own unique type of boot storm, with inadequate IOPS to handle the load and register that many patients simultaneously, frustrating the front desk staff with intolerable waits for patient records.
As the system went live the first day of the school year, the resulting boot storm from teachers logging into the system crashed the backend of the infrastructure.
With EMC VNX and the FAST Suite backing our virtualized desktop infrastructure, we're getting great performance-even when boot storms occur.
The SBA greatly reduces the complexity of a deployed network, frees servers for more productive purposes, eliminates the possibility of boot storms, and improves the overall design and flexibility of a certified diskless thin client network," said Mr.
This enables seamless scale-out of the infrastructure to support thousands of desktops, maintaining a consistent user experience even during morning boot storms.