What is the best practice for a 'regular' Server VMware and VDI environment?

What is the best practice for a "regular" VMware Server and VDI environment?   A single environment (ESXi and SAN) can accommodate two if it is a whole new configuration?  Or even better to keep separate?

Enjoying inputs.


Quick and dirty answer is that "it depends."

serioulsy, it depends really two things budget and IO.  If you had the money for two without then buy two and don't have to host your server environment and the other for VDI desktop, their IO profiles are completely different.

If this is not the case, try to keep each type of use for their own dedicated LUN.

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