1.1. Introduction to Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure

Oracle Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) provides access to virtualized desktops hosted in a data center. Oracle VDI can provide a complete desktop provisioning and delivery service by:

The four elements of an Oracle VDI system are virtualization, storage, management and desktop access, as shown in Figure 1.1.

Figure 1.1. Oracle VDI Architecture

The diagram shows the four elements of the Oracle VDI system and the components of each layer.

The following sections describe these elements.