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.;
"They have great performance for things like call centers with boot storms in the morning and for streaming video."