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Top Five VROOM! Entries for 2009

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I love VMware’s performance blog, VROOM!  It is our most popular performance communication vehicle and its content is backed by a stellar engineering team with unmatched integrity.  Each article details the nuances of VMware performance and educates on application and platform best practices.  I love all the articles but am always surprised as to which our readers find most popular.  Here is a countdown of the five entries most read in 2009.

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vSphere Performance Leadership with Terminal Services


Project VRC’s latest update (document available with registration) to their ongoing analysis of Terminal Services and XenApp performance in virtualized environments supports VMware’s claims of industry-leading performance.  There are two main conclusions of the revised version: (1) VMware outperforms XenServer and (2) previous performance measurements of XenServer were in error, reporting artificially high results on that product.

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