This guide provides an overall reference architecture, configuration details, and performance testing results for designing end-to-end VDI environments with Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops on Dell EMC vSAN Ready Node R7525 systems with 3rd Generation AMD EPYC processors and VMware vSAN software-defined storage.
The document details the solution for a high-density VDI infrastructure that can be tailored to each customer’s particular needs. It describes a range of VDI-optimized configurations that can be tuned for ease of management, maximum density, and high performance. It provides design guidance and best practices for Dell Technologies server selections and specifications, including 3rd Generation AMD EPYC processor types and options for NVIDIA GPUs and vGPUs. This guide also provides design and configuration guidance for the vSAN software-defined storage, the physical network, the VMware vSphere and Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops software components, and the Dell client components.