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Introduction to Windows Server 2008 R2 VDI


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This deck provides an overview and introduction to Virtual Desktop Infrastructure feature in Windows Server 2008 R2

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Introduction to Windows Server 2008 R2 VDI

  1. 1. Introduction toWindows Server 2008 R2Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI)<br />Ravikanth Chaganti<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
  2. 2. Server-centric computing model<br />Enables presentation virtualization<br />What is VDI?<br /><br />
  3. 3.<br />Why VDI?<br />VDI enables a centralized desktop strategy<br />Gives users a personalized or temporary full desktop<br />Lets administrators store and maintain user work areas in the data center<br />Presents UI via a remote display protocol such as RDP<br />
  4. 4. Extends remote desktop services to enable VDI<br />Completely in-box solution<br />Enables personal and shared virtual desktops<br /><br />R2 VDI: Overview<br />
  5. 5.<br />R2 VDI: Components<br />Source:<br />
  6. 6. Formerly known as TS Session Broker<br />Session load balancing in load balanced session host farm<br />Brokers user connection to an appropriate end point<br />Brokering involves<br />Identifying a VM for the user<br />Preparing the VM for remote connection<br />Sending VM details to a session host server<br />Monitoring user sessions in a virtual desktop pool scenario<br /><br />R2 VDI: RD-Connection Broker<br />
  7. 7. Formerly known as Terminal Server<br />Hosts windows based programs and full windows desktops<br />Program execution occurs on session host<br />Multiple session host servers supported<br /><br />R2 VDI: RD-Session Host<br />
  8. 8. Integrates with Hyper-V<br />Prepare the VM when requested by connection broker<br />Monitors VM guest sessions; reports these sessions to connection broker<br /><br />R2 VDI: RD-Virtualization Host<br />
  9. 9. Hyper-V R2 supports live migration<br />Free license<br />Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 is free too<br />Session hosts can be a part of NLB cluster<br />DNS round-robin<br />Software load-balancer<br />Hardware load-balancer<br /><br />R2 VDI: High availability<br />
  10. 10. Make it easy for customers to purchase comprehensive MS VDI<br />Available from Q4 CY09<br />MS VDI Standard Suite<br />Hyper-V Server<br />SCVMM, SCCM & SCOM<br />Remote Desktop Services (CALs)<br />Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP)<br />MS VDI Premium Suite<br />Standard Suite +<br />App-V for RDS<br /><br />R2 VDI: Licensing<br />
  11. 11.<br />R2 VDI: Deployment<br />Remote App <br />VECD for<br />R2<br />R2<br />R2<br />
  12. 12. R2 VDI Licensing<br />RDS Team Blog<br />RDS Overview<br />RDS Step-by-step guides<br /><br />References<br />
  13. 13. Blog:<br />Twitter:<br />Email:<br /><br />Questions?<br />