White Papers

Solution White Paper

Deploying XenDesktop with Tintri VMstore™

CITRIX XenDesktop is a leading desktop virtualization solution that delivers users’ desktops and applications to their favorite devices, whenever and wherever they needed. Centralized images at the heart of a XenDesktop deployment are efficiently maintained and updated as-needed by system administrators.

Tintri and Unidesk Integration Guide

Tintri VM-aware storage and Unidesk VDI management software for Citrix XenDesktop® and VMware Horizon View™ are an ideal combination for easy-to-manage, high performance VDI. Unidesk is the simpler, more powerful alternative to the tools typically needed to create and manage virtual desktops. Tintri VM-aware storage is designed and optimized specifically for virtualization, delivering unprecedented performance and ease of use. This integration guide provides helpful guidance on how to maximize your VDI investment.

Strategic White Paper

Infrastructure Insight with Tintri VMstore and Tintri Global Center

Having an end-to-end view into the performance of individual virtual machines can be tremendously helpful in virtualized environments. This whitepaper discusses the challenges IT faces in pinpointing performance issues and how Tintri VMstore™ and Tintri Global Center™ deliver deep insight in to utilization and performance helping IT detect trends and enhance troubleshooting.

Tintri Smart Storage Strategy White Paper

Tintri smart storage is the first storage solution designed from the ground up to meet the unique challenges of virtual environments and eliminate the complexity associated with managing storage. We refer to this as storage that sees, learns and adapts.

Technical White Paper

Backup and Recovery Best Practices

This Tintri Best Practice Guide for Backup and Recovery will assist individuals who are responsible for the design, deployment, and DR of VMs deployed on Tintri VMstore systems. The target audience of this document are individuals who are looking for an understanding of available backup and recovery solutions that are common with major backup software applications used in virtualized environments using VMware vSphere.

Backup and Recovery Best Practices with VDP Advanced and Tintri

This document will discuss best practices of protecting your virtual machines in a VMware vSphere environment using vSphere Data Protection Advanced (VDP Advanced). This Tintri Best Practice Guide for backup and recovery will assist individuals who are responsible for the design and deployment of data protection and disaster recovery solutions for VMs deployed on Tintri VMstore systems.

Backup and Recovery Best Practices with Veeam and Tintri VMstore

Data protection and backup/recovery should be an integral part of your IT and storage strategy. In this guide, we discuss best practices using Veeam Backup and Replication on Tintri VMstore to ensure your data is preserved and accessible in case of an emergency.

CommVault Simpana and Tintri VMstore Backup and Recovery Best Practices

This Tintri Best Practices Guide for Backup and Recovery will assist individuals who are responsible for the design, deployment, and DR of Tintri VMstore™ Systems. This document will discuss best practices for deploying CommVault Simpana for data protection leveraging vStorage APIs for Data Protection (VADP) for backups. It also discusses the use of Tintri’s SnapVM™, CloneVM™ and ReplicateVM™ features to complement data protection of virtual machines and critical applications hosted on Tintri’s VMstores with CommVault Simpana.

Ensuring Robust Data Integrity with Tintri

Learn how the Tintrí purpose-built storage appliance and its built-in file system provide unparalleled data integrity and intelligent performance for serving hundreds of VMs in a single appliance. This whitepaper also discusses Tintrí’s proprietary redundant array of independent disks (RAID) implementation for comprehensive data integrity.

Flash First Design: Storage Intelligence for Virtualized Environments

Tintri VMstore delivers performance for thousands of VMs with sub-millisecond latencies using a patented hybrid flash and disk storage design. This technical paper discusses how the patented Tintri Flash First Design works by uniquely combining flash and disk along with VM-level QoS and VM auto-alignment to make virtualization simple, predictable and efficient.

Managing VM Data with Tintri

Gone are the days of complicated LUN and volume configuration and tuning. The Tintri system automatically adapts to virtualized application workloads and enables administrators to monitor and manage virtual machine data as it should be – as a VM.

Microsoft SQL Server Best Practices on Tintri - Stand Alone Instances

This SQL Server Best Practices Guide on Tintri is intended to assist SQL DBAs, IT Administrators and Architects who are responsible for the running SQL Database servers within their virtual infrastructures powered by Tintri VMstore™ storage appliances. It also discusses the use of Tintri’s SnapVM™, CloneVM™ and ReplicateVM™ features to complement data protection of SQL Servers hosted running Tintri VMstores systems. In-depth knowledge of Virtualization technologies is not a pre-requisite and this guide is intended to be a useful resource for SQL DBAs.

NFS Storage Best Practices for IT Administrators

Deploying NFS storage into your virtual environment should be a straight forward process. Tintrí VMstore is designed so that IT administrators with a working knowledge of vSphere can successfully deploy Tintrí purpose-built VM storage as easily as ESX/ESXi Server.

Reference Architecture for 1,000 Users with VMware Horizon (with View), Tintri VMstore and Cisco UCS

This reference architecture is based on real-world test scenarios, user workloads, and infrastructure system configurations. It combines the technologies of the Tintri VMstore (running the newest Tintri OS 3.0) with VMware® ESXi™ 5.5, and Horizon 6 (with View) software to produce a highly efficient, robust, and scalable virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) for a hosted virtual desktop deployment for 1,000 users.

Scaling Virtual Environments with Tintri Zero Management Storage

Tintri VMstore makes scaling simple and predictable; Tintri Global Center adds central monitoring, reporting, and control.

Tintri Scaling Virtual Environments White Paper

Tintri VMstore makes scaling simple and predictable; Tintri Global Center adds central monitoring, reporting, and control.

Tintri VMstore: Zero Management Storage for Virtualization and Cloud

Tintri VMstore is built on the industry’s first and leading VM-Aware Storage architecture. This technical white paper covers the architecture and functionality underlying the Tintri VMstore including the patented Tintri FlashFirst™ design and VM-Aware operations. The paper also covers what makes Tintri VMstore the ideal storage foundation for scaling virtualization.

VDI with Citrix XenDesktop Best Practices

This helpful technical whitepaper offers guidance for deploying VDI with Citrix XenDesktop on VMware vSphere and Tintrí VMstore. 

VDI with VMware Horizon View™ Best Practices

VMware Horizon View™ provides robust VDI capabilities and has exceptionally tight integration with vSphere. Likewise, Tintrí provides a storage platform that deploys quickly and delivers an unparalleled combination of performance and density for VDI in a compact data center footprint. This helpful technical white paper offers guidance for deploying Hosted Virtual Desktop (HVD) VDI with VMware Horizon View™ on VMware vSphere and Tintrí VMstore.

VMstore Overview White Paper

Tintri VMstore allows you to overcome the complexity, performance and cost obstacles that prevent virtualization of more of your computing infrastructure. Learn how enhanced application-aware storage features and a dual-controller system enable even broader virtualization deployments and dramatically simplify performance troubleshooting.

VMware Horizon View™ and Tintri VDI Reference Architecture

This extended whitepaper covers the full VMware Horizon View™ with the Tintrí VMstore lab testing results and the corresponding Tintrí VDI reference architecture.

XenDesktop 7.1 Machine Creation Services (MCS) Deep Dive

Built on the industry's first and leading application-aware storage architecture and FlashFirst™ design, Tintri VMstore is easily deployed as a single datastore to support VDI environments, running both VDI and server workloads concurrently in the same datastore. Access this technical whitepaper that dives into XenDesktop Machine Creation Services on VMware vSphere and Tintri VMstore.

XenDesktop 7.1 Provisioning Services (PVS) Deep Dive

Built on the industry's first and leading application-aware storage architecture and FlashFirst™ design, Tintri VMstore is easily deployed as a single datastore to support VDI environments, running both VDI and server workloads concurrently in the same datastore. Access this technical whitepaper that dives into XenDesktop Provisioning Services on VMware vSphere and Tintri VMstore.

XenDesktop 7.1 Tintri Native Clones Deep Dive

Built on the industry's first and leading application-aware storage architecture and FlashFirst™ design, Tintri VMstore is easily deployed as a single datastore to support VDI environments, running both VDI and server workloads concurrently in the same datastore. Access this technical whitepaper that dives into XenDesktop Tintri Native Clones on VMware vSphere and Tintri VMstore.