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From Antony Awaida <ant...@apporto.com>
Subject Re: Video Performance Tuning
Date Fri, 29 Mar 2019 17:57:06 GMT
Thanks Sciuser for the details above:

What are your recommendations for the Guac server CPU Cores/RAM etc...?

Thanks,
Antony

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On Fri, Mar 29, 2019 at 10:48 AM sciUser <shulbert@securitycentric.net>
wrote:

> Hello,
>
> We stream video all the time through Guacamole (9.14).
> (as a company policy we wont move to 1.0.0 until 2020)
>
> This really isn't an RDP limitation, vs not having the correct
> configuration
> and resources allocated to the virtual machine streaming the video.
>
> My standards are below if you want to stream video with out lag (doesn't
> matter if it is windows or Linux).
>
> 1. Internet speed is a big factor (100Mbps Min up/down), the end user will
> need at least 5Mbps min,
> 2. Run dual CPUs on your VM 1C 2T (if you can run 4C 2T)
> 3. Minimum of 4G ram per VM (If you can run 6 to 8G)
> 4. Take your Paging File / Swap and lock it statically to same amount of
> Ram
> allocated (e.g. 4G Ram = 4G swap)  If you have a swap ratio delta that is
> to
> large, it will cause more disk seek, and never swap more than 30%
>
> 5. This is the big one; (a) your hosting server will need to have at least
> 6
> or more drives in a raid 5 configuration, the more drives the better to
> spread the inodes, (b) virtual Host servers will take 5% to 8% of over all
> memory to run the udom (e.g. 128G Ram foot print, means 6G for Host
> server).
> (c) Host server (server class) Dual CPU Xeon 10C 20T (Xenserver manages
> CPUs
> and Memory better than VMware), You can get away dual i7 8C 16T but will
> need more ram.
>
> Great thing here is, this is before any introduction to a GPU, and that has
> a different standard.
>
> Good test video is iPhone 8 official commercial it hits the correct
> spectrum's for audio and video.
>
> P.S.  Customers own computers may vary, because many like to install
> everything in the world on their systems, or running in full anti-virus
> mode
> where each bit is scanned (Paranoia).
>
> We test our platform using a variety of hardware, from chrome books with 4
> gigs ram and Chrome/Chromium to tablets (Raspberry pi 1g ram loads +1/-1 as
> a gaming laptop (alienware)).  Time from access to environment for a user
> is
> less than >60 secs
>
>
> Hope this helps.
>
>
> Thank you
>
>
>
>
>
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Antony Awaida
CEO
www.apporto.com

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