Whether you love it, hate it, or feel indifferently, folder redirection is invariably the cornerstone of data access and profile optimization strategies for every Windows desktop environment. But how many IT organizations fully consider the performance and operational impacts of implementing folder redirection? In this on-going series of presentations, virtualization experts Aaron Parker and Shawn Bass take another look at what affects performance, critically assess the impacts of folder redirection, and provide practical advice on what you can do to avoid negatively impacting user experience. Attendees will learn:
- What Windows 8 and 2012 do to improve performance (and maybe Windows 10, too)
- How to take a holistic view of what affects performance
- Configurations and best practices to improve success with folder redirection
- Solutions for alternative approaches
Session Takeaway: Understand how folder redirection affects performance and desktop design choices, and get recommendations on how to best deal with this feature in your own environments. Gain an advanced understanding of the latest version of Windows and see whether SMB 3.0 improves folder redirection.