Azure Virtual Desktop

  • date 14th March, 2024 |
  • by Prwatech |

Azure Virtual Desktop

  Desktop and app virtualization service in Azure.
  1. Some challenges
    1. IT management overhead
    2. Security management
  2. Solution
    1. Separates local hardware from your operating systems, data, and apps from Separate the computing environment from user devices so that the risk of confidential information being left on a personal.
  1. The device is greatly reduced.
  2. Connect with any device over the internet
  3. Provide:
    1. Full desktops to users or
    2. Direct access to an app running on a virtual machine.
  4. Enables your users to use a cloud-based version of Windows from any location.
  5. Fully managed solution in the cloud
  6. Connect from any device:
    1. Windows
    2. Mac
    3. iOS
    4. Android
    5. HTML Browser
  7. Similar to Remote Desktop Services (RDS)

Key features of Azure Virtual Desktop

  1. Supports Windows 10 multi-session
  2. Host pools can allocate users to sets of VMs,
    1. Configure the size of the VM and the number of Users
    2. Breadth mode - Best performance, allocate sequentially
    3. Depth mode - save cost, fully allocated on one VM before moving to the next
    4. Automatically add VMS when demand reaches a threshold.
  3. Scale the VMS up and down
  4. Use Azure Marketplace prebuilt VM images or provide your custom images.
  5. Unique and secure experience for the user
  6. Feels like they're working on their local computer.
  7. Supported operating systems:
    1. Windows Server 2019
    2. Windows Server 2016
    3. Windows Server 2012 R2
    4. Windows 10 Enterprise
    5. Windows 7 Enterprise
  8. Save cost
    1. Brine your licenses
    2. Buy reserved instance

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