Citrix PVS 7.1 Write Cache Enhancement Alone Worth the Upgrade

However, if you are going to attempt to implement PVS 7.1 to your existing XenDesktop 5.6 Site, think again…

Your upgrade path may not be as smooth as you might think depending upon the size of your deployment. Here is a quick road-map of the upgrade path I put together for a client. 

Roadmap

The performance improvement that I saw from the upgrade in my lab environment was noticeable, however until I run it at the client I don’t want to post any numbers. 

Stay tuned for my follow up blog post where I detail my experience migrating the master image from MCS to PVS with PvD, which is not as smooth as you might hope.

Want to learn more about the wC enhancement? Watch this great presentation I linked to about a month ago.

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