4000 Seat Mixed Workload Virtual Desktop Solution Cisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp and EMC VNX
 

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4000 Seat Mixed Workload Virtual Desktop Solution Cisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp and EMC VNX

4000 Seat Mixed Workload Virtual Desktop Solution Cisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp and EMC VNX

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4000 Seat Mixed Workload Virtual Desktop Solution Cisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp and EMC VNX 4000 Seat Mixed Workload Virtual Desktop Solution Cisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp and EMC VNX Presentation Transcript

  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 1Mike BrennanTechnical Marketing EngineerDesktop Virtualization Solutions4000 Seat Mixed Workload Virtual Desktop SolutionCisco UCS, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp and EMC VNXCo-sponsored by Intel®
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 2Agenda• Solution Highlights• Solution ArchitectureHardwareSoftware• Solution Integration• Test Tools and Protocol• Solution Results• More InformationCo-sponsored by Intel®
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 4Solution Highlights• 4000 Mixed Workload desktopsbooted in 30 minutesWindows 7 32-bit virtual machineswith 1 vCPU, 1.5 GB RAM and 1vNIC; XenApp 6.5 Server Desktop• 4000 Mixed Workload VirtualDesktop Users logged in andworking productively in 30minutesOnce logged in, each user startsrunning a standardized knowledgeworker workload within 15 seconds• 4000 Seat UCS Systemcontained in a single rackFive UCS Chassis, two Cisco Nexus 5548UPswitches, and two Cisco UCS 6248UPs• Pure VirtualizationWe continue to present a validated designthat is 100% virtualized on ESXi 5.0 Update 1.• Cisco Nexus 1000V deployed toextend QoS and Network TeamNexus 1000V combines with UCSManager and Nexus 5548UP accesslayer switches to insure end to endQoS.• Cisco VM-FEX deployed toincrease density on XenAppHosted Shared Desktops• Citrix XenDesktop 5.6, XenApp6.5 and Provisioning Server 6.1deliver!Provisioned Windows 7 desktopsand XenApp VMs provide the rightcombination of performance andefficiency• EMC VNX7500 storage handlesthe load with easeBoth block and NFS storage resourceswere provided by a single system, utilizingEMC Fast Cache technology.With Intel® Xeon® processor
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 6With Intel® Xeon® processor4000 Seat Citrix Mixed Workload Virtual Desktop Architecture
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 7EMC VNX7500 Used in the SolutionFASTSSDHDD
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 8EMC VNX7500 Storage Layout
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 10Cisco Nexus 5548UP Switches andCisco 6248UP Fabric InterconnectsCisco Nexus 5548UP Access Layer SwitchCisco UCS 6248UP Fabric InterconnectWith Intel® Xeon® processor
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 11Cisco UCS Blade Chassis and IO ModulesCisco UCS 5108 Blade ChassisHot-swappable power suppliesHot-swappable fan unitsCisco UCS 2204XP IO ModulesMulti-path IOWith Intel® Xeon® processor
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 12Cisco UCS Infrastructure and Desktop BladesInfrastructure Blades (5)UCS B200 M3Windows 7 and XenApp 6.5 VirtualDesktop Blades (25)UCS B230 M2With Intel® Xeon® processor
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 15Base Network Integration• The network played a pivotal role in deployment, managementand performance in the environment• Cisco Nexus 5548UPs provided:10GE Layer 2 switching,QoSFC and IP connectivity to storage resources,Port Channeling for bandwidth aggregation and fault tolerance• Cisco Nexus 1000V provided:Unified switch configuration for each Virtual Desktop ClusterExtension of the UCS QoS Policies to the Virtual Desktop HostsComfortable interface for experienced Nexus OS team membersWith Intel® Xeon® processor
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 18Create Service Profiles and Templates• Service Profile Templates for Each Server RoleService Profiles are created and assigned
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 19Hypervisor Integration
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 20Nexus 1000V Design• Nexus 1000V integrated with ESXi 5.1• Nexus Product Architecture
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 21• Cisco VM-FEX integrated with ESXi 5.1• Cisco VM-FEX Product Architecture
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 23Cisco Test Protocol and Testing Tool• Cisco Desktop Virtualization Test Protocol for XenDesktopProvides Boot Process RequirementsProvides Workload and Test Process RequirementsProvides Reproducibility RequirementsProvides Data Capture RequirementsProvides Success Criteria• Login VSI Workload GeneratorMedium (Knowledge worker) WorkloadParallel LaunchingStress TestEnd User Experience Measurement
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 24Solution Results• Single UCS B200 M3 Pooled Shared Desktops with PVS Write Cache on SSDsLogin VSIMax Stress Test Result -158 UsersWith Intel® Xeon® processor
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 25Solution Results• Single UCS B200 M3 XenDesktop 5.6 with Personal vDiskLogin VSIMax Stress Test Result -177 UsersWith Intel® Xeon® processor
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 26Solution Results• Single UCS B200 M3 Hosted Shared DesktopsLogin VSIMax Stress Test Result -220 UsersWith Intel® Xeon® processor
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 27Solution Results• 4000 User Mixed Workload Results – Login VSI End UserExperience
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 28© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 28
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 30Please visit:• Visit http://cisco.com/go/dcdesignzone• Visit http://cisco.com/go/vdi
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 31Receive 4 stamps by visiting our demos and atheater session to enter the daily drawing• Demo #1: Accelerate Citrix XenDesktop with Cisco UCS and CiscoUCS Storage Accelerator• Demo #2: Simplify Citrix XenApp with Cisco UCS and Cisco VM-FEX• Demo #3: Cisco UCS and CloudPlatform• Demo #4: Cisco UCS Manager• Demo #5: Cisco Office in a Box for Branch and Remote OfficeDeployments• Demo #6: Collaboration-Ready Virtual Workspace on Any Device• Demo #7: Cisco Desktop Virtualization Automation• Demo #8: GPU Enabled Rich Media on Cisco UCS• Demo #9: Secure, Scalable, Optimized Virtual Experience• Theatre PresentationCisco at Citrix Synergy Passport ProgramQuestions?With Intel® Xeon® processor
  • © 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 32© 2010 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Confidential 32Thank You!Co-sponsored by Intel®Intel, the Intel logo, Xeon, and Xeon Inside are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.